by bluenc, Mon Jan 02, 2006 at 04:31:31 AM EST
The DLC is, I think, a decent group with good ideas. Not always the best tactics, and definitely not always right, but I agree with its mission and principles. Marshall Wittmann, as many of you know, is a DLC fellow who formerly worked on John McCain's 2000 Presidential bid. He considers himself a Teddy Roosevelt progressive Republican, and has aligned himself with the New Democrat movement. Sure, it's useful to seek an outsider's opinion. After all, how can we win over voters in the middle if we don't listen to their concerns and priorities? Wittmann often says stupid things on his blog, but I usually am able to forgive his neocon apologism. This time, however, Wittmann's gone too far.