"In America, self-styled progressives look ever more NOV 22 2004
"In America, self-styled progressives look ever more the party of the past, and confessed conservatives are the ones focusing on the future". "Most of Mr Kerry's base was in stagnant America. Democratic strongholds such as Chicago, Cleveland, San Francisco and Mr Kerry's Boston have been losing people and jobs. Mr Bush's America, for the most part, is booming.'