Coming Democratic Party Civil War?
It seems that it’s not just the Republicans fighting for the soul of their party: Daily Kos has declared war on the centrist Democratic Leadership Council.
[T]he modern DLC [is] an aider and abettor of Right-wing smear attacks against Democrats. They make the same arguments, use the same language, and revel in their attacks on those elements of the Democratic Party that seem to cause them no small embarrassment.
Two more weeks, folks, before we take them on, head on.
No calls for a truce will be brooked. The DLC has used those pauses in the past to bide their time between offensives. Appeals to party unity will fall on deaf ears (it’s summer of a non-election year, the perfect time to sort out internal disagreements).
We need to make the DLC radioactive. And we will. With everyone’s help, we really can. Stay tuned.
I would point out that the Republicans were believed to have a “lock” on the Electoral College, having won five of the last six presidential races, until DLC poster boy Bill Clinton won in 1992.
Whatever flaws the GOP has–and there are many–they will be a permanent majority party if the Howard Dean-MoveOn.org-Daily Kos wing of the Democratic Party becomes the face of the opposition.