Tuesday, January 11

When are They Going to Get It?

From Yahoo!:
Phil Johnston, who heads the Democrats in losing presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites)'s home state, spoke out amid news of former Rep. Tim Roemer's decision to seek the national party's chairmanship.

"The fact that we lost the 2004 presidential race by a narrow margin should not result in the abandonment of our party's core principles," Johnston said.

Democrats, he said, can only regain the White House by choosing someone who can articulate the values of the party and strengthen its grass-roots organization.
Again and again, you hear this argument. It's the height of arrogance. Think about it. What is Johnston really saying here. Well, he's saying that the American people are too stupid to figure out that he's right. So if he can find someone that can just "talk the language of the stupid people," the Dems would be sure to win. After all, that is what the Republicans have always done, right? Well that or steal the election. This kind of reminds me of a scene at the end of the Lord of the Rings, a king sets himself on fire and goes running off a cliff. The only difference here is that Mr. Johnston is calling on all of his fellow travelers to do the same.