….it gets ready to jump the whole ocean. Demonization politics seems to trump all (even political wisdom: so someone thinks this might attract younger voters, Latinos, African Americans, moderates and independents?). Democrats should have some fun with this because if most non-Rush/non-Hannity/non-Beck listeners don’t see it this way the flip side is that they will see the GOP as a party that uses an extremist prism to view opponents who many of these other Americans voted for or don’t see as a threat.
Joe Gandelman is a former fulltime journalist who freelanced in India, Spain, Bangladesh and Cypress writing for publications such as the Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek. He also did radio reports from Madrid for NPR’s All Things Considered. He has worked on two U.S. newspapers and quit the news biz in 1990 to go into entertainment. He also has written for The Week and several online publications, did a column for Cagle Cartoons Syndicate and has appeared on CNN.