Discredited neo-cons point to it. The Iraq Study Group is said to embody it. Blue Dog Democrats claim they own it. Demoralized Republican (and DLC) strategists hope they can maneuver Democrats onto it. Media commentators predict the inevitability of moving toward it.
What is it?
It's "the center" in American politics. And if ever there was a word that so many people have staked so much on helping people get so wrong, no good example comes to mind.
Coming from very different directions, Sirota and Greenwald each has a great piece on why the center isn't what or where the faces on the television are telling you it is.