Will the Democrat pary fundementally change Wednesday and moving forward?

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    If and when the Dems lose a number of seats/state elections Tuesday...I would think you will hear a giant sucking sound as center-left Democrats scatter from the leftist that control the party today.
    Reid and Pelosi (if they survive) will be dead in the water.

    What say you?
     
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    Absolutely not.

    They'll move even further left.
     
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    Okay...umm..why would you think that?
    Politicians are survivalist. Job one is to keep their job.
    After America systematically rejects the policies of the left...you actually believe these politicians will go further left??
     
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    Why I would say that is because I remember 1994 and its aftermath.

    While Bubba and his cronies paid lip service, the party itself redoubled its efforts and lunged even further to the left. Hence, we got guys like Mad Howie Dean.
     
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    Must agree. If Reid loses, Dick Durbin or Chuck Schumer most likely assumes Senate leadership.
     
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    He is right. Moderates Democrats are being sent home because they voted for Obamacare, they voted for the stimulus, etc.... SO whomever is left on the democrat side will be the more extreme liberals that come from "safe" liberal districts.
     
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    They've been moving further Left every cycle.

    As far Left as they are, their complains that they haven't been Progressive enough.
     
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    When has either party ever actually changed and moved forward?
     
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    they will move further left because (some old timers will go too) but mainly blue dogs will be long gone, not that a lot of them didn't fold but they had some moderating influences.

    the ones who were strong armed and to weak to say no to Nancy, bye bye, (and the senate boobs who put there necks on the block with an election coming up for HC etc.) the rest, they will move further left because they don't even get it, they think they didn't do enough and they really have no idea why this is happening.

    There will still be the old guard lefties who live in districts/states that are totally safe.
     
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    I think you are seeing some of that now in the rep. party, some may not agree with their platforms or direction fine, but the there is a groundswell building, you saw it in the late 70's too, which resulted in, reagan.

    when change comes and is not always pretty, take the dem party of truman and look at it now.....
     

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