Forget Red and Blue states. There are only voters, and most of them, in every state, are worried about war, want a world for their grandchildren, and are beset by economic woes that call for progressive, anti-corporate solutions. A Democratic Party that forgets trying to play to the middle and that addresses those issues will be a winner.
You've just got to accept it the next time you travel with your good looking wife or daughter: of course their breasts are firm like Semtex. And when they or you are fingered, just ask yourself: where's your spine ? Are you going to protest ?