Wednesday, January 20, 2010

The Coakley Debacle: Aftermath

Lots of blame to go around for the Coakley debacle. But there's also lots of ways to get going again. Let's start with the top.

The Obama administration. One message from the Coakley debacle is that President Obama and his people need to realize that they can't stop campaigning and "just govern." In order to govern, they need to embrace "the permanent campaign." If the Obama administration isn't willing to campaign relentlessly for everything they promised, they'll lose it all.

More as the day goes along.