The Inevitable Crash and Burn of Democrats’ Identity Politics

This blog has long warned of the inevitable failure of the Democrats’ “identity politics” strategy. When viewed in the macro the strategy makes sense – in lieu of a broad-based coalition White House number crunchers figure out how to cobble together a group of unrelated constituencies and then setting out to give speeches or pass…
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Following the Midterm Drubbing, Democrats are Doubling Down

Many a college student has tried to cure a hangover by using “the hair of the dog” strategy, i.e. following a hard night of drinking with a few morning drinks. Never mind that science has thoroughly disproven this approach (your hangover is caused by your liver producing a toxic substance called acetaldehyde and dehydration, neither…
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