The Democratic Party is on the verge of potentially historic losses because once again it has excelled at doing what it does best – alienating core, passionate voters while simultaneously confusing middle-of-the-road independent types. Just last week Obama traveled the country calling out his own supporters. No doubt he’s well intentioned, but as I’ve learned in the classroom, guilt and shame aren’t always great motivating tactics. What is worse for Democrats is that this repeatedly happens despite their best intentions.
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