Who’s Better At Politics – Republicans or Democrats?

I know it sounds like a trick question, but it's a relevant one.  We've all heard the jokes that aren't funny (because they hit too close to home) about the Dems being in the proverbial circular firing squad, or having the knack for snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.  The reason just might be the other age old adage, that trying to get Democrats on the same page is akin to herding cats.... impossible. I read a thought-provoking piece last week on DailyKos by activist/strategist Robert Cruickshank, provocatively titled "Why aren't progressives as good at politics as Republicans?"  He [...]