Today, from Digby:

The progressive partisan strategy can work after all

….The administration has often cited the fact that they are unable to accomplish more progressive priorities due to certain Senate Democrats who fail to cooperate. You cannot help but wonder if they might have more success if they’d deployed this strategy before. Certainly, the outside groups wanted nothing more than to organize with the White House to put pressure on recalcitrant centrist and conservative Democrats. They just weren’t given much of an opportunity. If it could be effective against the most powerful bipartisan lobby in the country, just think what it might have done on other issues….

Yeah, we knew that in 2009.

Go. Read the whole thing.