Why Liberals Lose, Even When they Have Won

From NBC’s The West Wing:
“Somebody came along and said ‘Liberal’ means soft on crime, soft on drugs, soft on communism, soft on defense, and we’re gonna tax you back to the Stone Age because people shouldn’t have to go to work if they ‘don’t want to.’ And instead of saying, ‘Well, excuse me you right-wing, reactionary, xenophobic, homophobic, anti-education, anti-choice, pro-gun, Leave-It-to-Beaver trip back to the ’50s,’ we cowered in the corner and said, ‘Please don’t hurt me.’