The Democratic Party is characterized by a relatively liberal agenda led by a strong central government. They're big proponents of social programs and civil liberties, though, when it comes to actually getting things done, they tend to cower in fear while giving major concessions. Speaking of Obama, the Democrats were the first party to have an African American elected as President. Democrats favor extensive government programs, gay marriage, and a progressive tax system. This is why young people, Hispanics, African Americans, the LGBT community, and anyone who isn't a middle-aged wealthy white male typically lean Democrat.[[[readmore]]]
*Greatest Moment:* Ending the Iraq War.
*Lowest Moment:* Starting the Vietnam War.
*Most Embarrassing Statement:* "We promise to never take away your slaves!" - Democrat, 1859