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Morning Jay: Liberal Myths Versus Democratic Realities

6:00 AM, May 30, 2012 • By JAY COST
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These examples are just the tip of the iceberg. There are scores of smaller, seemingly quotidian deals that are too boring to make the news, but add up to an unavoidable conclusion: The Democratic party is at least as dependent upon and responsive to the needs of the privileged and wealthy as the Republican party. While Democrats preen about GOP favoritism in front of the cameras, they are ready, willing, and able to cut the very same deals behind closed doors.

Jay Cost is a staff writer for THE WEEKLY STANDARD and the author of Spoiled Rotten: How the Politics of Patronage Corrupted the Once Noble Democratic Party and Now Threatens the American Republic, available now wherever books are sold.

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