The Fall of the Conservative EmpireMarch 23, 2007 at 8:15 pm | Posted in American politics, Bush Administration, Republicans | 3 Comments
PEW has a survey out which shows some very interesting numbers. Most notably that only 35% of Americans consider themselves conservative, while 50% side with liberals and Democrats. Wow. So instead of creating a permanent Republican majority, because of the very vile techniques that Karl Rove used, Republicans are looking to become a permanent minority. Look at the chart (borrowed kindly from The Washington Monthly):
Hint to Republicans: Divisive politics is not a stable long-term strategy to employ. Better stop using it.