What Democrats Can Learn from Their Big 2010 Upset Win

What Democrats Can Learn from Their Big 2010 Upset Win

What Democrats Can Learn from Their Big 2010 Upset Win

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Nov. 12 2010 8:37 AM

What Democrats Can Learn from Their Big 2010 Upset Win

I spent some time talking to Democrats in Colorado about how, exactly, Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Co.) survived a stiff Republican challenge and won re-election despite trailing in the polls. It's an inspiring tale, if you're a Democrat, but not one that will be easy to repeat elsewhere.

The best hope Democrats have was expressed by liberal radio host David Sirota: "We may be headed back to the choice between the Giant Douche and the Turd Sandwich."

David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post.