by Ed Kilgore, James Vega and J. P. Green
In the next several weeks two things are certain to occur:
- Dems will engage in a robust and often bitter debate about the strategic lessons of the elections
- The mainstream media will build this into a “Dems in disarray” narrative that will have major negative consequences for Democratic morale, mobilization and public image.
The problem is particularly acute this year because Democrats are now facing a Republican Party even more extreme and radicalized than the one that emerged after the mid-term elections of 1994.
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