Over-confidence is a central factor in the Democratic train wreck

Whether or not Democrats hold on to their majorities, the 2010 midterms are shaping up as a classic case of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, a Democratic specialty. You know things are bad when Democrats are message-hopping faster then John McCain in 2008...

Obama regrets looking like “the same old tax-and-spend Democrat”

Mike Allen previews the NYT Magazine’s “Education of a President.” [President Obama] reflects on what he called the “tactical lessons” of his first two years: He let himself look too much like “the same old tax-and-spend Democrat,” realized too late that...