Lying Down With Dogs

Abby Zimet

John Garamendi

With all the grim noise about GOP victories, it should be noted: John
Garamendi, a progressive Democrat and supporter of single-payer health
reform, won
the other Congressional race, in California. And the GOP gubernatorial
victory in Virginia was over a GOP-lite Democrat who abandoned any
vaguely progressive stand he might have ever held, thus alienating any
vaguely progressive voters who might have bothered to get off the couch and go vote for him.
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