Campaign Watching, Campaign 2008

Winning–That’s an Obscure Word for Democrats

November 20, 2008

Democratic presidents from Franklin Roosevelt to Lyndon Johnson used the tools of the presidency to persuade and the tools of government to create powerful agencies. They inspired hope in their time for the effectiveness and worth of government, and they are still the heroes of the Democratic Party. But most party members assume that those days are long gone. Now Democrats have an opportunity to generate hope again.

Winning–That’s an Obscure Word in the Democratic Party Lexicon