To help make sense of what’s causing the split, and where it’s headed, we turned to 23 leading historians, political scientists, pollsters, artists, and activists. Taken together, their insights reinforce the need for a truly inclusive and vigorous debate over the party’s future. “There can be no settlement of a great cause without discussion,” observed William Jennings Bryan, the original Democratic populist insurgent. “And people will not discuss a cause until their attention is drawn to it.”--NR
I'll read it today. Right now I think I'll go back to bed. That's one nice thing about being old and free of the demands of people you'd rather not have running your life. It's called retirement and being your own boss and I like it, as austere as it is.