Repairing the Democratic Tent

An interesting opinion piece on the Washington Post site this morning by Tim Roemer about some of the current attitudes prevalent in the Democratic Party and how they have harmed said party. Roemer was one of the challengers to Howard Dean for the chair of the DNC, though he dropped out recently after it became clear that Dean was going to win by a[n unfortunate] landslide.

Obviously I don’t agree with Roemer on everything (some of the article is typical anti-Republicanism), but he is a fairly moderate Democrat who I have nothing against—and, more importantly, he’s right about today’s Democratic Party.

Scott Bradford has been putting his opinions on his website since 1995—before most people knew what a website was. He has been a professional web developer in the public- and private-sector for over twenty years. He is an independent constitutional conservative who believes in human rights and limited government, and a Catholic Christian whose beliefs are summarized in the Nicene Creed. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from George Mason University. He loves Pink Floyd and can play the bass guitar . . . sort-of. He’s a husband, pet lover, amateur radio operator, and classic AMC/Jeep enthusiast.