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Ezra Klein: How the Race was Won

by | 5th, November 2008

EZRA Klein on how the race was won:

Spencer Ackerman asks, “Remember in 2003 and 2004, when there was all this talk about how the Democrats were in danger of no longer being a national party?” I do remember that. I also remember how Democrats had to get religion if they ever wanted to be competitive again. I also remember how they had to appeal to the white heartland by nominating candidates more culturally recognizable to rural voters. Instead, they went in the opposite direction, running a candidate who was recognizable to the majority coalition Democrats hoped to have in 10 years.

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