The Dems still have no unified voice, and to me, come acrross as timid and pandering.
I would prefer to see them offering the leadership and inovation that marked the Clinton years.
Unless the Democratic leadership can excite their base, Dem voters ---and religious -right voters too, as we see here--- might just sit out the this year's mid-term elections for Congress & etc. Which more than likely would help the incumbents, thus keeping the GOP in charge of congress.
5/15/06 :Conservative Christians Criticize Republicans - New York Times: "There is a growing feeling among conservatives that the only way to cure the problem is for Republicans to lose the Congressional elections this fall," said Richard Viguerie, a conservative direct-mail pioneer. I can't tell you how much anger there is at the Republican leadership,' Mr. Viguerie said. 'I have never seen anything like it.'"