After the GOP’s wildly successful 1994 election, when the “Contract with America” propelled them to a historic victory, Bill Clinton famously moderated his tone and worked with Republicans to reform welfare, cut spending, and lower taxes. Heck, even though BJ Bill originally scoffed at those Republican proposals, he quickly adopted portions of them and even took ownership of the success. In essence, Clinton’s highest aspiration was political survival, not ideology.
What about Obama?
Every sign shows his party is about get annihilated in about a month. Will he pull a Clinton and pullback from his left-wing ways? Absolutely not, says Dinesh D’Souza, whose latest book The Roots of Obama’s Rage debuts at # 4 on the New York Times bestseller list. According to D’Souza, Obama’s ideas are “imprinted on his psyche” and are a part of his “moral DNA.” There’s no way he’d sell his soul and embrace a different path. He’s a left-winger, through and through: