Looking Ahead

Christopher Hayes

Jonathan Cohn has an excellent piece in the New Republic that touches on many of the same themes as my piece right here at ITT. It's about the strategy of progressives (what Cohn calls liberals) to take over the Democratic party at the grassroots level. Cohn argues, convincingly, that the model for this kind of endeavor is the Christian Right's takeover of the grassroots of the Republican Party. For a fascinating case study in the way the religious right was able to wrest control of the Republican party at the precinct level, read Thomas Frank's stellar

Christopher Hayes is the host of MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes. He is an editor at large at the Nation and a former senior editor of In These Times.
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