Not until 16 years had passed after Michael Dukakis left the statehouse in Massachusetts and memories had grown dim did the voters of that most reliable of Democratic states see fit to elect another Democrat Governor. In his 1988 bid for the White House, he won all of ten states.
And now he’s sharing his electoral strategies with the White House:
Former Massachusetts Governor Michael S. Dukakis, the failed 1988 presidential nominee, recently visited the White House and delivered his strategy for the midterm elections: pound key precincts across the country with the message that Republicans want to implement the same policies that led to the Great Recession.
Yeah, that’ll work.
All this leads Doug Powers to quip, “Nobody had the heart to tell Dukakis that the Dems have decided to implement the Mondale Plan instead.” Heh.