A great article over at Salon. Which pretty well reflects both my beliefs and my observations from decades of travelling this country extensively.
And ironically this comes just days after good ole’ Rush Limbaugh opined that the reason Republicans loose is that they offer up moderates and not “true” conservatives. But despite all the noise the extremes on all sides make, americans in general tend to gravitate much more to the center. With an issue or three where, for whatever reasons, they move towards the edges.
Anyway, here is the article I linked to above:
A survey of thousands shows candidates from both parties think the electorate is way more right-wing than it is
BY ALEX PAREENE
[Via Jamelle Bouie]