Democrats Are Confused, That's What Makes Them Democrats
They are my guys because I am confused as well. Maybe you are too.
I’ve voted for twelve presidents in my lifetime, eight of them Republicans. I didn’t leave the party, it left me and the clincher was two terms suffering through Ronald Reagan. I am, for the moment, a Democrat but I’ve always been a split-ticket voter, trying to find my way to political sanity in the fog.
Cowboy satirist Will Rogers said it best, nearly a hundred years ago: “I’m not a member of any organized party, I’m a Democrat.”
Democrats represent people, not the party
Now that’s a statement that should be looked upon as a positive, something we expect from our elected officials, but it keeps them forever boxed in by Republicans. The GOP never gave much of a damn about their constituency, but they knew how to play the political game.
It would be far more effective to be ruthlessly committed to ‘party line,’ but you can never depend upon Democrats to coalesce. Ask Nancy Pelosi. Bringing Dems together on an issue is like…