Ari Berman & Karen Finney: Can Dems Regain Grassroots Support?

Well as the Tea Partiers continue to prove they may be more than just a passing trend - at least in the fast-approaching midterms - we ask, where did the Democrats go so wrong in mobilizing their base? Did Obama's pandering to the center and big business alienate too many voters who believed in change? And what could he have learned from Howard Dean in building a movement? Ari Berman, Nation Contributor and Author of Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics and Democratic Strategist, Karen Finney who served as the Director of Communications at the Democratic National Committee drop by GRITtv. Distributed by Tubemogul.

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