James Taranto opines that it is no longer the lingering issues of the Civil Rights Act that make the South a problem for Democrat Presidential nominees. "Mr. Kerry, the Massachusetts liberal, seems unlikely to repeat Mr. Clinton`s success in the South. In the world after Sept. 11, his weakness on defense is a huge liability. He opposes capital punishment, voted against the Defense of Marriage Act, has shown no sympathy for abortion opponents, and last week left the campaign trail for the Capitol to cast a series of antigun votes."
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