quinta-feira, 15 de maio de 2008

Esperemos que tenha razão

Mary Fitzgerald no Prospect: «It would take a “considerable effort” by the Democratic party to lose this election, says Brown University presidential historian Ted Widmer—primarily because the Republicans have made so many mistakes in the last few years. But there may be another reason why he’s right. As Andrew Gumbel, author of Steal This Vote, points out, America has a “long history of dogged, dirty, win-at-any-cost electioneering.” The Democrats have been forced to engage in dogged, dirty electioneering for longer this time around. And perversely, it could pay off.»