In 2004, the nation was deep into an unpopular war, its economy was stumbling, millions were without health insurance. Democrats united behind a presidential candidate who was a decorated war hero, and raised a record amount of cash on his behalf. But John Kerry still lost to George W. Bush, who posted stronger numbers than he had gotten in 2000 even in so-called "blue states." What went wrong for the Democrats? And how can they prevent a similar pasting in 2008? Harvard professor Steve Jarding and Virginia political consultant Dave "Mudcat" Saunders have some answers, in their book Foxes in the Henhouse.
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