He becomes ever more aware that he's going to be held personally responsible if a bomb goes off anywhere in the country, particularly if he's a liberal Democrat whose foes are eager to paint him as a soft-on-terror McGovernite
Politicians, activists, and writers, all energized by demographic triumphalism, are busy developing and implementing the policy half, the updated McGovernite
agenda that will, finally, turn America into a lefty paradise.
Because for years the Democrats had used Afghanistan as a talking point to rail against the Iraq War -- while avoiding the politically suicidal appearance of McGovernite
If Obama wins, of course, every likelihood is that he will simply continue the McGovernite
"come home, America" policies that have contributed so significantly to the Middle East's deteriorating security situation.
The neocons were recent additions to the conservative family many were Cold Warriors who defected from the McGovernite
Democratic Party, and a significant number were Jewish.
A proud McGovernite
in 1972 and Ted Kennedy delegate eight years later, Rauh divided much of his time in the 1970s and 1980s between Supreme Court confirmation fights and pathbreaking legal work for laborers involved in union democracy campaigns.
The Left howls now, but from the very start, Obama signaled his lack of interest in McGovernite
ideas of change in foreign policy.
They drifted to the right in the 1960s and 1970s as the Democratic Party moved to the anti-war McGovernite
The morning before the interview, I received a phone call from my mother, a devout Democrat and unrepentant McGovernite
. "Please Sam" she begged me, "tell him that what he did in 1972 changed my life and that your father and I still love him."
In the early 1970s, Shanker joined the Coalition for a Democratic Majority (CDM), which was created in opposition to the Democratic Party's ill-defined McGovernite
The head of the English department of which I was such a precarious member was a dignified Southern patriot and a captain in the Naval Reserve--hardly the profile of a natural McGovernite
. Yet on the afternoon of election day, when I defiantly wore a McGovern button to my classes, he had beamed with unexpected approval and murmured, "I'm glad to see you're backing the right candidate." His wife turned out to be the chairman of the county Democratic Party.
First, the rivals saw him as a McGovernite
lefty from the 1960s.