Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Is The Nation Drifting To The Left?

Dick Morris thinks so.

He says this:
The evidence is clear: The generic party ballot for Congress, for example, has now swollen to a 13-point Democratic edge while Bush’s job approval hangs in the 40s and his advisers are relieved that it is no longer a lot lower.

Why the leftward move?

A big part of the reason is the success the Bush administration has had in solving and hence diminishing the importance of the Republican agenda. Taxes have been cut, we have not had a terror attack since Sept. 11 and trial lawyers are on the defensive. The issues that remain — energy, environment, healthcare and Social Security — usually are Democratic and liberal.
I agree that the nation is drifting left but for a different reason. I think that if you look at the big picture the nation has been drifting left slowly since it's humble beginnings. The bigger the population gets the more people feel entitled to things. It's as simple as that. That's my two cents for the day.

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