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  •  2010 was a costly year for us, no question. (0+ / 0-)

    We are still paying a steep price for our losses back then. Nor are any gains we make now, any cause to let down our guard or to become complacent, at all.

    But, context is all. Please, don't just study individual trees;  glimpse the whole forest here. 2010 occurred in the middle of several years' worth of dreadful, shocking electoral losses for the GOP, in 2006, 2008, and 2012. Random?  The result of nothing we did? This streak has been without precedent in recent decades. In the face of shifting demographics--and growing Democratic savvy--I believe it's safe to call it a trend. Which shows every sign of continuing...

    It's here they got the range/ and the machinery for change/ and it's here they got the spiritual thirst. --Leonard Cohen

    by karmsy on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 01:46:40 PM PST

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