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Glen Browder: How Serious Is the Current Plight of "Southern Democracy"?

Fundamentally, we are looking at a transformed Southern political system dominated by the Republican Party, particularly in the deep South. Southern Democrats would be well-served to do some sober thinking about their predicament in a still-reddening political environment.
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The South Won't Rise Again?

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (2 years ago)

George Packer argues that Dixie is losing its political power: Solidity has always been the South’s strength, and its weakness. The same Southern lock that once held the Democratic Party now divides the Republican Party from the soc... Read Post

Glen Browder: Is It Time for Southern Democrats to 'Walk Out on the Porch, Pee, Pull the Light Chain, and Go to Bed'?

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (3 years ago)

Southern Democracy -- defined as entrenched regional rule -- is no more. Republicans now reign throughout most of the South. The best that Southern Democrats can hope for is restoring their party to competitive parity in a two-party... Read Post

Glen Browder: Is "Southern Democracy" Dead?

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (3 years ago)

As the current, unfolding election season demonstrates, the excitement and energy of partisan politics lies mainly in Republican campaigns in the South, while the historically-dominant Democrats mainly sit and stew in envy. Read Post


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