Annals of career "progressive" idiocy
[I]t's hard to change three decades of a prevailing political ideology in 16 months -- and in the midst of multiple crises.
But the president is giving it a shot. "The last 16 months seem most similar in scope to three other periods in the last 80 years," Leonhardt noted, identifying FDR's New Deal, LBJ's Great Society, and Reagan's conservatism as the three benchmarks of the 20th century.
Electorally, the next question is whether the beneficiaries of the shift will punish those laying the new foundation.
Gee, Atrios seems not to be running Wanker Of The Day any more.
Is there a reason for that?
NOTE For Leonhardt, Yves has two words: "unadulterated propaganda." Of course, the midterms are coming up, so it's important for career "progressives" to put their stewardship of the Ds in a good light....