Why the Democrats Lose

You just can’t fix this broken machine

Photo by Jack Prommel on Unsplash

I have voted for Democrats my entire adult life, beginning with the election of 1976. I was raised in a Democratic household. Both of my parents were New Deal Democrats and thought Franklin Roosevelt was the best president ever to serve. My dad worked in a unionized factory and served as president of the local for years. We were “yellow dog Democrats.”

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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.

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