Thursday, April 28, 2005

More elevatoring pitching

Back in February, a few folks responded to my call for a good Democratic elevator pitch... but then my son went and got himself born the next night, and I never got around to responding.

Now Kevin Drum has made a similar call for ideas, and predictably gotten a few more responses than I did. (Oh, to be among the blogopshere gliterati!)

My own revised suggestion, in part based on the comments I got earlier, is that the basic principles of a revitalized liberalism should be to

  1. keep the government out of my private life
  2. promote a level playing field
  3. build alliances to stop terrorism, global epidemics, and other international scourges

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