Interjection: The Mob Mentality of the Republicans
A lot of left-wing TV journalists are making a lot of this. After Bush/Cheney was elected in 2000, weren't a lot people calling them fascists? Nazis, even? Isn't Adolph Hitler one person that a lot of people agree _should_ have been killed, even though, at one point, he was the elected leader of his country?
The last time the Democrats won the Presidency it was 1996, the year Fox News was born. Thankfully now we have Rachel Maddow.
A few notes about Alfred E. Smith, losing Democratic Presidential candidate in 1928. Between James Buchanan in 1856 and FDR in 1932, a span of 76 years, only two Democrats were elected President
[*] Andrew Johnson had been a Democrat, but was only elected Vice-President.
[+] DUMBO stands for "Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass"