Re: OT: sponge burning!
Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 04:00:46PM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> There is. Democrats have had a stranglehold on the center ever since the
>> Republicans ceded the right-of-center in favor of the hard right in the
>> late 1990s.
> Sorry, but the Decromats are most certainly not any more center than the
> Republicans. The Democrats are the ones who want nationalized
> healthcare. The are the ones clamoring for more government interference
> in the labor markets and in trade. How wonderfully centrist.
Given that America's catching up politically to the rest of the world, yes,
those *are* centrist ideals these days.