By Doug Book, staff writer
Prior to the 2010 elections, pollster Pat Caddell warned members of the political ruling class that the nation “…may be at a pre-revolutionary moment,” calling the November vote “…more of a national referendum than any [midterm] since Watergate.”
A longtime Democrat, Caddell’s warning was not directed exclusively to his party, for though it would bear the brunt of voter scorn, Republicans were also widely mistrusted and arguably enjoyed a record victory principally because they were NOT Democrats.
As a measure of voter distemper, consider that John McCain, a presidential candidate just 2 years earlier, might have suffered a primary defeat had he been challenged by a more formidable opponent.
Indeed, finally called to account for his frequent betrayal of conservatives, the McCain campaign was forced to craft a right-wing political caricature which left him barely recognizable as the aisle crossing capitulator he had been…a role which cost other Republicans their … Continue Reading:The Second American Revolution is just around the corner!