Citing cultural/demographic/political trends, Green asks Shrum & Matalin if the likely 6th popular vote Dem win in last 7 presidentials will constitute a modest political realignment, less than '32 & the White South in '60s but on par with Reagan '80. Bob: perhaps. Mary: no. Host: it's coming, according his new generation memoir, BrightInfiniteFuture.net.
With 2016 fast approaching, things look bleak for the GOP. Pandering to a non-white voting block could very well end up costing it the South, as it did to the Democrats in the 1960s. At the same time, pandering to base will alienate too many groups to win in a general election--not the least of which are Latinos.
It is clear that over his long and rocky tenure as Commissioner of Baseball, Bud Selig left a massive legacy. The business and sport of major league baseball was impacted for good and for ill by the man who began his professional life selling used cars in Milwaukee. He will end his tenure as Commissioner by becoming the "Six Million Dollar Man."