To be blunt: you get the sense that in terms of big picture strategy and implementation of short and long range goals the Democrats are simply outclassed.
Joe goes on to give the Democrats some advice – and they’d be smart to pay attention. Especially to the bit about needing a “happy warrior.”
UPDATE: Joe’s advice is well-meant, but I have to disagree with this bit:
Offer the country more highly SPECIFIC alternative positions. The Democrats need a carefully thought out, precise, highly touted Democrat version of Contract With America