Tom Lawrence has had some great articles in the days following the election and even one on our greatly missed Pat Powers. It has an answer for the conspiracy buffs who noted the deletion of all of Pat’s posts from the site.
Also — Lawrence had two very thoughtful pieces about the SD Democratic party. In the comprehensive piece he talked to all the big names among the SD Dems (including blogger Todd Epp) about where the Dems should go from here. (Although SHS did not emerge from her seclusion to contribute). McGovern urges the party return to his strategy of building the party at the grassroots level. Epp says he thinks it boils down to money. I think the future of any party lies in a combination of both….you can’t deny the impressive grassroots efforts of Kristi Noem and Dusty Johnson…..that ground game was a key factor in their victories and good grassroots also leads to the other kind of green that you can bank on.
Read the whole article here
Lawrence also devotes an entire article to Tom Daschle. And *Gasp* there seems to be more to life than just SD politics. Perish the thought. Read it here