There is no great Democratic hope in the Democratic Party.And the Democrats will (properly) scream So's your old lady!! and meanwhile the public's business goes on the back burner.
No, the Democrats' great hope is Republican arrogance.
We've just gotten an unfortunate taste of that arrogance in the astonishing decision of the House Republican caucus to change a key rule for the purpose of protecting a single powerful GOP House leader.
DIZZY WITH SUCCESS? Sometimes, you have to play by the rules, even if it means pulling some of your punches. John Podhoretz gets it.