An ongoing conversation with in another thread brings home some hard-edged realities.
The Democrats lost this election, not in a little way, but in a big way. The Republicans gained control of Congress and the Presidency, and there will be a solid conservative majority on the Supreme Court before two years are up.
What do Democrats stand for?
I don’t mean what government programs the Democrats want, or what projects they intend to support. I mean, what does it really mean to be a Democrat?
I am setting this post as “Screen all comments.” I am going to collect blind responses to this question until Monday, and then on Monday sometime I will unscreen all the comments, and then let the debate begin. But I figure, giving people a chance to say what they think it means in a secret ballot, we have a chance to state our sense of things before getting sucked into argument.