Why Democrats should treat Republicans like their mortal enemy

For good-government types, this is a horrible message. But it just might work.

The Obama staredown
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Why do Democratic voters refuse to turn out in midterms? Why is the drop-off so large? Why is it so hard to convince them that the vote is important?

This is the existential crisis for the party of Roosevelt, Kennedy, Johnson, Clinton, and Obama.

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