The establishment media loves the idea of a great American moderate political center, mostly because it would mean there is still a large market for their pathetic products that try for universal appeal in order to obtain eclectic advertising. Though for many of the media elite having influence is an end as well as a means to an end. Unfortunately for them, no such “center” exists and moderates are a statistical myth.
|By: Attaturk Friday October 4, 2013 1:30 am|
Behold the mythical “moderate wing” of the Congressional GOP, the favorite story of the beltway press for the last twenty years.
“As the shutdown stretches on, a bloc of moderate House Republicans could be the key to reopening government.”
|By: Jon Walker Sunday October 10, 2010 7:30 am|
I find this memo from Third Way (PDF) to be comically poorly timed. No surprise they mine any and all data points to claim the need for Democrats to move to the right, but they also claim the path to victory this November is not rallying the liberal base, but winning over the moderates–despite the fact that Democrats have already won over moderates.
|By: Jon Walker Saturday June 26, 2010 12:45 pm|
There has been a significant increase in the number of people choosing to label themselves as “conservatives” according to a new report from Gallup.