Elections

Democrats, Forget the Whining About Dark Money and Barack Obama: It's the Economy, Stupid

There's a line from Satan in Milton's Paradise Lost, after Lucifer falls into the pit, that summarizes the predicament of Democrats in Arizona.

"Fall'n Cherub," the Dark Prince tells a cohort, "to be weak is miserable, doing or suffering."

Hard on the heels of Tuesday's Election Day massacre for the Democrats, left-leaners in this state began spouting their familiar, insipid excuses for losing; the ones I've heard following every statewide election in recent memory.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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