Are Democrats Becoming Too Liberal?

New surveys show more voters view Dems as "very liberal" than they view the GOP as "very conservative."

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Thomas Jefferson Street blogger Peter Roff says the Democratic Party is suffering from an image problem. The Pew Research Center recently found that 40 percent of voters “assessing their own political views” described themselves as conservative and that 36 percent felt their views were moderate--making the potential center-right coalition a whopping 76 percent of the electorate against just 22 percent who described themselves as liberal. The Pew survey also supports the assertion that America remains a center-right country and that Obama’s election did not make the beginning of a political realignment to the left. And voters are still waiting to hear of effective strategies to create jobs and kickstart the economy, Roff says.

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