Chris Dodd’s anticipated announcement today highlights the exodus of Democrat incumbents who know they stand too far behind in what is turning into a tide of public opinion. Dodd’s 5 point lag in the polls is a football field’s distance in politics where elections can narrow down to a few hundred votes (Bush/Gore).
The Dominos are starting to fall.
The voters are already being heard. It doesn’t matter how popular and well liked a candidate is among his base.
The idea that it’s time to start dumping the left is taking hold among the independent base.
Those politicians who have been turning a deaf ear to American opinion about spending and security are beginning to hear the sound of an angry majority.