What Happened to the Democrats?
I am often asked by people I represented in South Florida, "What happened? How was the Golden Age of Askew, Graham, and Pettigrew lost?" The answer is simple--math. And Reapportionment. And the Electoral College. Here is my description of the chronology: 1964 President Lyndon Johnson pushed through the Civil Rights and Voting Acts, over the objection of the majority Southern Democrats. LBJ, intent on having the press remember his courage (overlooking Viet Nam) predict