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May 1, 2011 |
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Despite brave and bullying promises from Republicans to repeal the health reform "monstrosity" this past week, they can't do it. Not in the next two years, and maybe not even in 2012, no matter who wins the presidency. Why?
In the next several weeks two things are certain to occur: • Dems will engage in a robust and often bitter debate about the strategic lessons of the elections • The mainstream media will build this into a "Dems in disarray" narrative that will have major negative consequences for Democratic morale, mobilization and public image. The problem is particularly acute this year because Democrats are now facing a Republican Party even more extreme and radicalized than the one that emerged after the mid-term elections of 1994. The conservative advances in this election will encourage conservatives and Republicans to immediately launch a broad and intense attack, not only on the administration, but also on the network of individuals, groups and institutions that support Democratic officeholders, candidates and causes. Unions, environmental groups, think-tanks, social cause organizations and foundations will all find themselves directly in the cross-hairs.
As you’ve no doubt noticed, election day was brutal for Congressional Democrats–especially in the House, where it appears we’ll lose roughly 60 seats and the majority. Now that most of us have uncurled ourselves from fetal position, there are a few things to note as we plan for what we do next: