Progressive Plurality


While some bloggers seem intent on spreading the rumor that the elections mark a shift to the right on the part of Democrats, Stirling Newberry shows that the opposite is true:

Thus while many people speculate on whether this election will produce a Democratic Majority, still an open question, it is already on the road to producing a progressive plurality which will have the votes to take on the reactionary wing of the Senate on key issues, and force government from the center” on budget and tax issues. This alone will change the environment in Washington, and in the country at large, most particularly since it will deprive the Republicans of one of their key weapons — quid pro quo graft.

One can only hope …