Democrats, Don’t Pop the Champagne Yet

The numbers for the Republican Party are beyond discouraging. The Grand Old Party is hemorrhaging support. …

But before Democrats start popping their chilled champagne in anticipation of their inevitable comeback in the election of 2014, they should understand that the government shutdown, coupled with the very public game of chicken over the nation’s debt ceiling, has led to even further hemorrhaging of voters’ already shrunken confidence in Washington and the public sector. [cont.]

Mark Shields