What do American voters want? Figure that out and get yourself elected this November.
This story discusses the various agendas Republicans are tossing about, trying to decide which tack to take or even if they need to change their agenda.
It's a nice weekend piece, and it makes one think of what a politician must do to get in office and stay there. Is it enough to slam Obama and his policies? Maybe a few months ago, but it might not be enough now. A slim majority of us may currently look favorably on the new health care law, and we may think that Democrats are better than Repubs in handling the economy, but all these numbers are moving up and down on a daily basis.
If you're trying to play the short game to figure out what we want, you'll likely lose. The long game is where it's at, as this cynical, anonymous consultant discusses at length.
If you've got the time, check out that last link, but be warned that it'll take you to a NSFW site. After reading it, you'll likely have a sick feeling in your stomach about how Americans are manipulated to vote based on our most base feelings.
Alternatively, you may want to get into political consulting. Either way, we continue to espouse the theory that while Democrats will lose seats in Congress, they won't lose the majority.