"History is a wonderful thing, if only it was true"

Wednesday, February 27, 2008


Interesting piece on how Conservatism fit the 70's but that the world changes and politics needs to do the same.
Maybe McCain gets it, Obama seems to, maybe Clinton doesn't

Zakaria: The End of Conservatism Newsweek.com:

"Conservative slogans sound anachronistic in the context of today's problems, like an old TV show from the 1970s."

And, an interesting history of the Democrats candidate selection process and shifts in party loyalties among various groups of voters:

Will: How McGovern Made This Newsweek.com:

"He thinks he could have won in 1972 with a running mate called 'the most trusted man in America'—Walter Cronkite."

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