Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Moderate Dems Driven from '08 Race

The Washington Times reports:

The Democratic presidential lineup tilted more to the left when former Virginia governor Mark Warner and Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh dropped out of the race for the 2008 nomination, party strategists say.

Both men were prominent advocates for a centrist Democratic agenda on national security and domestic policies. Their withdrawal from a dozen declared and potential candidates left behind a field of almost all liberal contenders for an office Democrats have won in only five out of the last 14 presidential elections.

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April said...

Where will John Edwards fit in to the spectrum?

Nick said...

Nutty leftist... although he's been running for President since he figured out he couldn't win reelection in 2004... so it doesn't change anything.