Think of this as Volume 17, Number 46 of the newsletter I have written weekly since March, 1997. Enjoy.
Watergate delayed the conservative movement's march to power by nearly a decade. They'd had a 60-40 win over McGovern, they were well on their way to taking over the South, but because Nixon over-reached, because he was inherently distrustful of democracy – as other conservatives remain – we had six years of what was, in hindsight, an apotheosis of liberalism.
Democrats are, en masse, threatening to make the same mistake, turning away from Barack Obama.