Terms With No Meaning
"Blue Dog Democrat"
Last I checked we had a "progressive" House Speaker and president and scores of "progressive" house members who "support" HR676. But did these quote-unquote progressives do anything to give single payer or a Hacker like Medicare public option a chance? They saved their half-assed tears until after the shit sausage was almost assured passage (looking angrily at John Conyers and Howard Dean here). If progressives are not doing anything to curtail these supposed Blue Dogs then isn't it time we stopped pretending there were two distinct and real factions within the Democratic Party?
We have to stop holding on to the legacy of the Democratic Party of LBJ and FDR. Its not my grandparent's Democratic party.