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No More “Enemy Turf”

posted on May 15, 2012

Not accepting defeat, politicians today are no longer ceding voting groups because they belong to “enemy turf,” according to Ed Kilgore, writing for Washington Monthly. “Reducing the margin of defeat on ‘hostile ground’ is often achievable simply by paying attention and not willfully repelling voters,” he writes, while also reminding Democrats they can court religious and military voters. When it comes to elections, “a vote’s a vote whether it comes from a segment of the electorate that progressives are ‘winning’ or ‘losing’.” 

Read at Washington Monthly