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Whatever pundits say, this election was not a wholesale repudiation of liberalism.
The American Staff
Arthur Schlesinger Jr.
Much is made of her status as the first black Republican woman elected to Congress. Less attention is given to her likely status as an "anchor baby."
It isn't about the substance, and it's only partly about presidential power.
Do more for minorities and the poor, and you presumably risk driving social conservatives even further into the arms of Republicans. But ignore the needs of those who need more government activism and the Democratic base fails to turn out.
America's once-favorite TV dad needs to take his own advice.
Because the truth is that the Affordable Care Act has ended up costing less than was originally predicted.