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Why the Democrats Are Blue

Secular Liberalism and the Decline of the People's Party

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Hardcover / 350 pages
ISBN: 159403205X
AVAILABLE: 10/18/2007


Why the Democrats Are Blue
Secular Liberalism and the Decline of the People's Party

Why the Democrats are Blue argues that secular, educated elites, using a commission created at the 1968 convention in Chicago and later chaired by Senator George McGovern, took the Democratic Party away from working class and religious Democrats. This quiet revolution helps explain why six of the last nine Democratic presidential candidates have lost.


About the Author

Born in San Francisco, Mark Stricherz earned a B.A. in political science from Santa Clara University and an M.A. in social sciences from the University of Chicago. After working in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps to redevelop an inner-city neighborhood in Baton Rouge, he became a newspaper reporter; his articles have appeared in many national publications, including the Washington Post, The Weekly Standard, the New Republic, and Christianity Today. He lives in Washington with his wife and daughter.

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