As noted by Jonah Goldberg, liberal Democrats like Chuck Schumer are now so convinced that 2006 and 2008 have permanently altered the American political landscape that they no longer feel the need to hide their disdain for the things majorities of the American people have supported for decades:
“The world has changed,” Sen. Charles E. Schumer of New York proclaimed on MSNBC. “The old Reagan philosophy that served them well politically from 1980 to about 2004 and 2006 is over. But the hard right, which still believes … [in] traditional values kind of arguments and strong foreign policy, all that is over.”
Well, certainly traditional values and a strong foreign policy are no longer welcome in Washington. But maybe, just maybe, the American people haven’t given up on them just yet.
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