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"A wake-up call . . . Moser's argument is cogent."--The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In Blue Dixie, Bob Moser, an award-winning political reporter for The Nation, argues that the Democratic Party needs to jettison outmoded prejudices about the South if it wants to build a lasting national majority.

With evangelical churches preaching a more expansive social gospel and a massive left-leaning demographic shift to African Americans, Latinos, and the young, the South is poised for a Democratic revival. Moser shows how a volatile mix of unprecedented economic prosperity and abject poverty are reshaping the Southern vote. By returning to a bold, unflinching message of economic fairness, the Democrats can win in the nation's largest, most diverse region and redeem themselves as a true party of the people.

Keenly observed and deeply grounded in contemporary Southern politics, and with a new afterword covering the ramifications of the 2008 election, Blue Dixie reveals the changing state of American politics.

  • ISBN13: 9780805090147
  • Publisher: St. Martins Press-3pl
  • Pubilcation Year: 2009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00304
Publication DateApril 27, 2009
Primary CategoryPolitical Science/Political Process - Political Parties

Blue Dixie: Awakening the South's Democratic Majority

Bob Moser

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