Implications of 1980 Elections
Possible Revival of Two-Party System
Taking stock of their battered party, many Democrats have expressed a surprising optimism. To be sure, the Republican landslide on Nov. 4 has produced a lot of anxiety among Democrats that they may have to give up some cherished ideas. The future of liberalism as the party's guiding ideology may even be in doubt. But many Democrats believe that as a result of the election their chronically divided party may be inspired ...