Why progressives should forget the middle ground.

Who's winning, who's losing, and why.
Dec. 26 2007 7:53 AM

Progressives, To Arms!

Forget about Bush—and the middle ground.

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That middle ground doesn't exist—and if Democrats try to find it, they'll squander a huge opportunity. Right now, the stars are aligned for a major change in America's direction. If the Democrats play nice, that opportunity may soon be gone.

Paul Krugman is a columnist for the New York Times.