Where have all the Democrats gone? : the soul of the party in the age of extremes / John B. Judis and, Ruy Teixeira.
"For decades, American politics has been plagued by a breakdown between the Democratic and Republican parties, in which victory has inevitably led to defeat, and vice versa. Both parties have lost sight of the political center of the American electorate, leading to polarization and paralysis. In Where Have All the Democrats Gone?, John B. Judis and Ruy Teixeira reveal the tectonic changes shaping the country's current political landscape that both pundits and political scientists have missed. The Democratic party, once the preserve of small towns as well as big cities and of the industrial working class and the newly immigrated, has abandoned and even actively alienated many of these voters. In this clarion and essential argument for common sense and common ground, Judis and Teixeira reveal the transformation of American politics and provide a much-needed wakeup call for Democrats and Republicans alike"-- Provided by publisher.
- ISBN: 9781250877499
- ISBN: 1250877490
- Physical Description: x, 325 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2023.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction : The party of the common man and woman -- The great divide. The rise and fall of the emerging Democratic majority ; The breakup of the New Deal coalition ; The success and failures of the new Democrats ; Obama and the lost opportunity ; Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and the deplorables ; Trump, the shadow Democrats, and the 2020 election ; Joe Biden's new New Deal -- Cultural radicalism. Race and radicalism ; The immigration imbroglio ; Sexual creationism ; Apocalypse now -- Conclusion : The war of words.
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