Loc: Whittier, California
Originally Posted By: chunkstyle
Not that it matters but I believe the Democratic party is incapable of transforming public opinion into political support as effectively a Republican do.
Then you understand after all! I've said MANY times that Republicans work like an ARMY while Democrats act like a bunch of hissing kittens and hand-wringing purity ponies over minutae.
It's like watching a flock of meadowlarks trying to beat up a monitor lizard with a bouquet of tulips.
If we are up against a machine like that and forced to play on a tilted playing field (gerrymandering and vote suppression) then it is clear we have to look at overall mass electability first, just to get a foothold back.
It is NOT HOW elections should work and I am the first to agree with you on that but it's the reality right here and right now.
Thats all fine and good, BUT THE BOTTOM LINE: POLITICAL BIAS WAS NOT A FACTOR.