Democrats: Be Afraid
The Republican party is a semi-permanent minority. And yet, it's Democrats who are on the knife's edge.
1. Tyranny of the Minority
The Republican party has won a national plurality exactly once since 1988.
Think about that for a minute. Because it suggests that the GOP is now a semi-permanent rump party.
I don’t know that we ever quite realized this was happening, because there were always circumstances to explain away the fundamental shift.