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Center Right Nation

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

OurFuture.org | 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...

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.

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.