The Democrats can more or less directly make the electorate more congenial to their party through immigration policy, increased dependency on government programs, and expanded unionization. Republicans can only very indirectly and imperfectly try to encourage the growth of the "Investor Class." They obviously can do little or nothing to influence the numbers of white evangelical Christians.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
"The American Spectator," at least, doesn't act like Sen. Specter's defection is good news for the nation's dwindling number of Republicans. W. James Antle, III sees it largely in terms of pork: