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Why Democrats Compromise When Republicans Won't

Spencer Critchley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Spencer Critchley

In the short term, like it or not, much Democratic compromise is an unavoidable consequence of democracy: current politics dictate it. But going forward, Democrats can change the politics by campaigning more effectively.

Does Obama Really Plan To Govern from the Center-Right?

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Should progressives beware? Has Barack Obama suckered them into supporting a President who will really govern from the "center-right?" The short answer is no.

Study: "Center-Right Nation" Narrative Spiked Immediately After Election Day | David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When I wrote my first column about the "center-right nation" and subsequently launched the "Center-Right Nation Watch" series on this blog I predicted...

The Center Left Nation

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

On both values and issues, moderates line up with liberals to form a strong majority that isolates conservatives. Conservatives have had their day. This is a center-left, not a center-right nation.

Center-Right is Center-Wrong

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

If Republicans want to doubt what theoretically happened on November 4, that's their right. But it doesn't change the reality.