When Hayworth last ran for office, the Arizona Republic said Hayworth had "devolved" over his terms in Congress "from a windy and sometimes cartoonish politician into an angry demagogue" and "bomb thrower."
Populism is not so much a political stance (as "conservatism" is, for instance) as it is a political tactic. Meaning it can be used equally well by either side of our current American political divide.
If you want something in your life to be different than the way it is, if you want to create different results, powerful results, there is one sure fire way to pull it off, but it's going to cost you something.
Obama's public image will shape the political environment in 2010, of course, but plenty of politicians and political professionals on all sides will also look to his ground-breaking online campaign as an inspiration.
Other interesting news from Republicanland is a new poll showing that, given three choices, voters state who they'd likely vote for in the 2010 election in the following order: (1) Democrats, (2) Tea Partiers, (3) Republicans.