- Nancy Pelosi is already ruined as Speaker, because there was a contested election for Majority Leader in which her favored candidate lost (although she won the election for speaker unanimously).
- The Democrats are operating with little to no popular support (although they won big in the last election).
- The future of the Democratic party is with the conservative wing (although the newest poster boy for the conservative narrative says things that would have made Eugene Debs blush)
- The President is still teh cool (although recent polls have him at all-time lows)
Friday, November 17, 2006
Staying on message
I wonder what it will take for the media to divorce themselves from the storylines they have adopted so eagerly. From what I can gather they are working from the following script: