Who’s Afraid of American Liberalism

John Nichols
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GOPHow scared are the folks over at the Republican National Committee as they head toward an election cycle in which their party’s hold on at least one branch of the federal government – which they’ve enjoyed for all but two years since 1981 – could end?

Faced with the prospect that both the presidency will fall to the Democrats in 2008 as the Congress did in 2006, the RNC is scared to the point of delusion.

How delusional? This week, they’ve appeared to be more worried about the annual “Take Back America” conference than they are about global warming or the collapse of international regard for the United States.