11 November 2002
The next two (four? six?) years
We had ideas, and we had passion; they had only hate and fear and paranoia. The long-term problem for the Democrats is that they must now choose between the broad appeal of a moderation that excites nobody, and the targeted zeal of an extremism that echoes down an increasingly narrowing hallway.
That's me: the unexcited (and unexciting) moderate.
Is that Nancy Pelosi I hear shrieking down the corridor?