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  •  if this is true, it's not good news. (4+ / 0-)

    "I don't think it's about winning the middle. It's really about alienating the base," Mr. Hart said of Democratic lawmakers' calculations about the upcoming health vote.

    Democrats are going to need to win with Democratic voters if they want to be in the game. There's no other way to play.

    I have seen almost nothing in the past year that would indicate that the Democrats have any clue what motivating the base would even look like.  I'm certainly not enthusiastic about November.  I'm much more enthusiastic about primary season.

    Since before the inauguration they have been playing to the middle, and I honestly don't think they are capable of doing otherwise.

    Meh.

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