Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and drown.
-Woody Allen.
Ohio Tally Fit for Ukraine Fishing at the pedestal of the Ohio Statue of Liberty

Eye on Politics & Law Lords: D-Party ever-accelerating death spiral
Can you ever really pinpoint the moment when a democracy falls apart?
The staggering defeat of the Democratic Party and its ever-accelerating death spiral weren't obvious from the election results. Two factors masked the extent of the party's trouble. Without the innovation of Internet-driven small-donor fund-raising and a corresponding surge in support from the youngest voters, John Kerry would have suffered a dramatically larger defeat. And the true magnitude of the Democrats' abject failure at the polls in 2004 would have been more clearly revealed.
Only the Grassroots Can Save The Democratic Party ;
Yuval Rubinstein Joe Trippi has written an op-ed (in the friggin' WSJ, of all places) discussing how the Kerry...; Orrin Judd: NEED ANY HELP LOADING THAT GUN? : The Grassroots Can Save Democrats: Howard Dean paved the way to future victories; Taegan Goddard: Democrats Defeat Was Worse Than You Think — Joe Trippi argues that the "staggering defeat of the Democratic Party and...;Pejman Yousefzadeh: SHORTER JOE TRIPPI — If it weren't for people like me, John Kerry would have lost by a lot more; Lorie Byrd: Trippi Discusses Future of Democrats — Before you dismiss this WSJ article by Joe Trippi as the rantings of a loser, give it a read; Charles Johnson: Dean has paved the way to future glorious victory: The Grassroots Can Save Democrats.
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