Why Do Democrats Keep Losing Presidential Elections? [VIDEO]

Drew Westen, in his book The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation (Perseus, 2007) and in the video to your right is investigating why it is that in election after election when Democrats have consistently led by huge margins on the issues they've somehow managed to lose national presidential elections. Westen believes it's the role emotion can play and the fact that candidates from Mondale to Kerry were too dispassionate for the American public's tastes. Check out this footage and you be the judge.

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