It is easier to blame others for our failures and not own up to our own inadequacies. Unfortunately, the first step to improvement is to own up to our failures and shortcomings and then strive to overcome them. If you say you can not get ahead at work because your boss is a jerk then you will never get ahead.
Will the left be honest with itself and return to its old ways? JFK is a Democrat who would not recognize his own party today. Michael Moore, Jimmy Carter, Georg Soros and Howard Dean should be considered as the 2004 Republican MVPs.