April 26, 2008

AND THEY WONDER WHY THEY'RE A PERMANENT MINORITY:

Party Fears Racial Divide: Attacks Could Do Lasting Harm, Democrats Say (Jonathan Weisman and Matthew Mosk, 4/26/08, Washington Post)

The protracted and increasingly acrimonious fight for the Democratic presidential nomination is unnerving core constituencies -- African Americans and wealthy liberals -- who are becoming convinced that the party could suffer irreversible harm if Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton maintains her sharp line of attack against Sen. Barack Obama.

When your core is the country's margins you can't help but be in electoral trouble.

Posted by Orrin Judd at April 26, 2008 11:10 AM
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