–adjective evoking or attracting interest, desire, curiosity, sympathy, or the like; attractive.
[Origin: 1400–50; late ME; see appeal, -ing2]
Some of the most outspoken fans of the Democratic victory at the polls on Tuesday are some of the worst enemies of this nation. I have pointed to a number of the statements hailing the victory from (T)Hugo Chavez to the Iranians to al Qaeda. So have a number of other people.
But so far, I have not seen one – not one – Democratic politician denounce these people. Not a single one. Not one Democrat has bothered to stop high-fiving long enough to realize who their biggest fans are. Or appear to care why these are their biggest fans.
I'd submit that it is time to either denounce these people and stand as Americans, or come out and embrace them. Because you can't have it both ways. Americans are watching. So are others. And it may well be time to take a very hard look at why your appeal is not just to American voters.
UPDATE: On having it both ways: Tigerhawk. Do read the comments, too.