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PBS NewsHour | Have Democrats Lost Sight of Their Founding Principle? | PBS

Duration: 07:33
Program: PBS NewsHour #10439
Broadcast Date: Aug. 23, 2012

In his book "Spoiled Rotten" Jay Cost lays out historical context for why he says the Democratic Party has strayed from its founding principle: that all people were created equal, and the government's job is to ensure that equality. Cost explains to Judy Woodruff how Democrats have fallen off course, and what to do about it.

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Post Date: August 23, 2012