[bold]This was written and posted by Ralph Nader back in February 2012. But it's still relevant. Is it [italic]incompetence[/italic]? Is it a Democratic Party complicit in [italic]pretending[/italic] to be the Republicans' weak foe?[/bold]
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[quote]I often ask Congressional Democrats these days is: “If you agree that your Republican counterparts in Congress are the most craven, corporatist, fact-denying, falsifying, anti-99 percent, militaristic Republicans in the party’s history, then why are you not landsliding them?” Their responses are largely in the form of knowing smiles and furrowed brows.[/quote]