Thomas Sowell once said,
"When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear."
Our friends at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee have become masters of the latter. In a new memo released this morning, they write that Republicans have "confirmed that the effort to make Senate races a referendum on the President and the health care law has failed. Republicans are now discontinuing the strategy they’ve employed the last 18 months."
It was just last week that we explained
that although Harry Reid and Chuck Schumer are desperately trying to change the subject from Obamacare to something else, their problem is that the most likely voters in 2014 don't want to. There's a reason for that. The topics that Democratic Senators, campaigns and candidates are focused on discussing in 2014 aren't on any legislative agenda that will come before the House or Senate (ranging from personhood to the devastating situation of pregnancy resulting from a rape or incest).
The truth is that the economy remains stagnant. Yet Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Democratic Senators like Mary Landrieu, Kay Hagan, and the Marks (Begich, Pryor, Warner, & Udall) do nothing about it.
The truth is that Obamacare remains a disaster. Which is why the Administration still refuses to disclose essential facts about who is paying and actually signing up - while unilaterally delaying politically unpalatable parts of the law (and the reason why the Administration Official tasked with implementing the law resigned in disgrace
earlier this month.