Democrats In Disarray

American VoicesPoliticselections ISSUE 38•45 Dec 4, 2002

Having lost control of the Senate and lacking a clear leader and message, the Democratic Party appears to be in disarray. What do you think?

  • “As a Democrat, I have high hopes in 2004 for Rep. Tom Lanford, a charismatic young centrist from Ohio with a clear vision for the party. Okay, I just made him up.”

    Marjorie Stamp –
    Nurse

  • “In this time of war, the Democrats have unselfishly recognized that America simply cannot afford to have two strong, competing parties.”

    Al Fanseca –
    Systems Analyst

  • “All the Democrats I've talked to know exactly what they stand for: not being Republicans.”

    Rick Snell –
    Carpenter

  • “The Democrats need to find a guy who can shoot lightning out of his fingertips. I'd vote for that guy.”

    Donald Paul –
    Tour Guide

  • “One solution to the Democrats' woes is to try to attract more fat, gray-haired white men with lots of sinister connections.”

    Rachel Cone –
    Freelance Writer

  • “It's not as bad as it could be. The Democrats could be desperate enough to run Walter Mondale agai–oh, shit.”

    Mike Ansel –
    Lawyer