Paul Waldman talks about Being Right is Not Enough: What Progressives Can Learn from Conservative Success.
Like conservatives since Barry Goldwater's defeat, Waldman argues, progressives need to start planning for long-term success, and they need for starters, to come up with a way to describe their worldview in a single sentence.
Paul Waldman is a Senior Fellow at Media Matters for America and a senior contributor to the Gadflyer. He is formerly the Gadflyer's first Editor-in-Chief. Prior to joining The Gadflyer, he was the associate director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center. Waldman is the co-author of The Press Effect: Politicians, Journalists, and the Stories That Shape the Political World (Oxford University Press, 2002) and the co-editor of Electing the President 2000: The Insiders' View (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001). His writing has also been featured in the American Prospect, the Washington Post, and Salon.com, as well as many scholarly journals. Waldman's book, Fraud: The Strategy Behind the Bush Lies and Why The Media Didn't Tell You, was released in early 2004. His latest book is Being Right Is Not Enough: What Progressives Must Learn From Conservative Success.