Bill Foster
'D' for defense

Today, Perlstein and Cannick discuss whether Democrats have co-opted a traditionally GOP plank. Previously, they weighed causes of the Democratic Party's apparent national strength and assessed the compatibility of progressive politics and traditional religious values. Tomorrow and Friday, they'll discuss the party's core values and if Democrats can expect a long-term political ascendancy. Fed up with the same old GOP scare-mongering By Rick Perlstein This is a tricky one. As a general rule of thumb, Democrats do better in national elections when the year's defining issue is economic fairness, and Republicans do better when the defining issue is national security. But...