Democrats; their own worst enemy

Two years ago I wrote a column in this space that basically said you could put a fork into the Democratic Party in Escambia County (Ala.) because it was done. That same fork now fits for the Democratic Party across the entire state of Alabama.

There will be some Democrats elected to the Alabama House of Representatives, the Alabama Senate and other local county elections scattered across the state, but for the time being we've seen the last of Democrats winning a statewide race or a countywide race in Escambia County.

The tide may change one day because once upon a time a Republican had no...