We write in sadness as traditional liberal Democrats who believe in inclusion. Like many Americans, we had hoped that Obama would maintain the spirit in which he campaigned. Instead, since taking office, he has pitted group against group for short-term political gain that is exacerbating the divisions in our country and weakening our national identity. The culture of attack politics and demonization risks compromising our ability to address our most important issues - and the stature of our nation's highest office.Hear, hear. How many times do I have to condemn the politics of demonization?
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Quote of the Day: On Presidential Attack Politics -- "A Strategy of Rank Division"
Two liberal Democrats have some home truths to deliver: