Skip to comments.Victor Davis Hanson on How Republicans Can Win Again
Posted on 05/11/2009 2:54:11 PM PDT by euram
The reason Sarah Palin earned real hatred was the populist nature of her appeal. Her rallies did not draw many of the government-dependent poor, true; but they also did not draw the rich and liberal elite. If Palin had survived the press demonization, she might have been able to show the electorate why the current leadership of the Democratic Party is at odds with the middle classes, who do not require most of the government entitlements that liberals love to dispense, and yet dont share the aristocratic tastes that the elite in the media, foundations, universities, and Wall Street see as requisites for paternal governance.
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