Originally Posted by cosmos
but then again democrat stood for different things when those people were in office
So did the Federalists, National Republicans, and Whigs. Times change, though.
I know that the Democratic party has gotten worse. But so did the Republicans. They were forever, and will be, scarred with Watergate. Both have technically gotten worse since the days of the Westward Expansion (except the Democrats...their height was during the Great Depression). The Republicans lost some ground with Watergate, but they were able to gain it back.
And 2008 is another year