Daily Archives: 2018-10-19

2018-10-19: News Headlines

Sam Husseini (2018-10-19). The Most Strategic Midterm Race: Elder Challenges Hoyer. counterpunch.org Especially with Brett Kavanaugh's accession to the Supreme Court, many are understandably absorbed with the importance of trying to end the Republican majorities in Congress for the midterm elections. But simply always backing Democrats will likely propel the party further toward the establishment corporate right. If voters are just going to get behind a Democratic More

Patrick Martin (2018-10-19). The CIA Democrats: From the State Department to Capitol Hill. globalresearch.ca Read Part I and II here. | Candidates from a military-intelligence background are seeking the Democratic Party nomination in 40 percent of the congressional districts targeted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the 2018 elections. They make up the largest …

Patrick Martin (2018-10-19). The CIA Democrats: Agents and War Commanders. globalresearch.ca Read Part I here. | There are 57 candidates for the Democratic nomination in 44 congressional districts who boast as their major credential their years of service in intelligence, in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, at the State Department, …

Nick Pemberton (2018-10-19). Reflections on Chomsky's Voting Strategy: Why The Democratic Party Can't Be Saved. counterpunch.org Refusing to believe that electoral politics can and should be a place for radical politics ignores popular movements across the world, particularly in South America (movements of course which the imperialist Bernie Sanders would undermine). Chomsky noted that Bernie Sanders' success was by far the most remarkable thing to happen in the 2016 election. And he was right. A grumpy unknown old guy captured an entire country's imagination with no money, no press support, no support from his political party and really no allies in popular culture or discourse whatsoever. As Chomsky would say, remarkable. Clearly then th…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2018-10-19). Have Democrats Forgotten About This Summer's Immigration Debacle? truthdig.com In neglecting the issue of immigration, Democrats are in danger of handing the GOP yet another issue to repackage and repurpose in the lead-up to the midterm elections.

Staff (2018-10-19). Thom Hartmann: Billionaire-Funded Fascism Is Rising in America. truthdig.com If Republicans succeed in dismantling Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, we can kiss what's left of our democracy goodbye.

Andrew Levine (2018-10-19). Democrats Ahead: Progressives Beware. counterpunch.org Any minimally plausible Democrat, perhaps even one as hapless as Joe Biden, would have easily trounced Donald Trump in 2016. Hillary Clinton had to outdo herself to lose. It is almost an article of faith in progressive circles that had Bernie Sanders been the nominee, as he might have been had the Clintons and the More

Staff (2018-10-19). Data Suppression Is the GOP's Latest Anti-Voter Tactic for the Midterms. truthdig.com As early voting has begun across America and seen record turnouts, the big question is: Will people voting for Democrats surmount the obstacles that the GOP has built in red-run states to achieve winning popular vote majorities? | Those obstacles began with extreme gerrymanders in 2011 for state legislative and U.S. House districts. They continued with newly crafted red super-majorities passing Shared by Merula Furtado (2018-10-19). Trump's Attack on Medicare for All Has Industry Fingerprints All Over It. truthout.org Recently, the president decided to take a break from tweeting conspiracy theories to write an op-ed attacking supporters of Medicare for All. While engaging in what psychologists would probably call "projection," he accused the Medicare for All movement of putting seniors at risk, rationing health care and trying to destroy the Medicare system. | I'm a former executive at two of the country's largest insurance companies. I spent 20 years working in PR for Humana and the…

wsws (2018-10-19). Trump threatens to deploy military to close US-Mexico border. wsws.org Trump, with the complicity of the Democrats, has invoked the phony "threat" of the immigrant caravan to whip up xenophobia before the midterm elections.

wsws (2018-10-19). Genuine socialism vs. the Democratic Party politics of Bernie Sanders. wsws.org Amid growing opposition to capitalism and interest in socialism, Sanders plays a critical role in directing oppositional sentiments back behind the Democratic Party.

Zhivko Illeieff (2018-10-18). Why Can't the Democrats Reach the Millennials? counterpunch.org In 2016, Bernie Sanders ran for the Democratic presidential ticket with a message to "get big money out of politics"‚Ää—‚Ääfocusing on income and wealth inequality, campaign finance reform, universal healthcare, higher minimum wage, affordable college tuition, and other demands with considerable public support. Bernie's message of economic and social justice resonated with young Americans. When More

Julia Conley, Common Dreams (2018-10-18). Democrats Demand Full Disclosure of Trump's Financial Ties to Saudi Arabia Amid Accusations He's Conspiring to Cover Up Khashoggi Murder. alternet.org Trump "is assisting a foreign government in a conspiracy to obstruct justice in the political murder of a resident of the United States. " | As President Donald Trump continues to provide cover for Saudi Arabia while making no moves to hold the kingdom accountable for the suspected murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Democratic senators have demanded records detailing any and all financial ties the president has with the Saudis. Noting th. . .

Matthew Chapman, AlterNet (2018-10-18). Disgusting Ad for GOP Congressman Tells Black Voters Kavanaugh Hearings Prove Democrats Would Lynch Them. alternet.org A radio ad supporting Rep. French Hill goes completely over the line in trying to target black voters. | On Thursday, an ad aired on radio stations geared toward African-Americans in support of Rep. French Hill (R-AR) and generated immediate outrage. The ad, paid for by a group calling itself Black Americans for the President's Agenda, essentially said that "white Democrats'" opposition to Brett Kavanaugh and desire to investigate his sexual assault allegations prove th. . .

Marshall Auerback, Independent Media Institute (2018-10-18). The Democrats' Globalization Dilemma. alternet.org How the party's economic and immigration policies end up catering to the wealthiest sliver of American society. | Globalization presents a fundamental dilemma for the Democratic Party: Do you get to greater economic fairness by more redistribution in a globalized, financialized/IP-dominated economy, thus accepting open borders and innovation-led growth—or by rebuilding the profitable productive economy to increase domestic incomes and wages, thus e. . .

Mark Gruenberg (2018-10-18). Labor group says Asian-Americans can help flip red districts. peoplesworld.org

Ryan Grim (2018-10-18). Small Donors Suddenly Pour In to Flip Eight State-Level Seats — and Legislatures. theintercept.com Data for Progress, a left-wing think tank, is raising money for eight candidates whose races could lead to Democratic control of their legislatures.

Matthew Chapman, AlterNet (2018-10-18). Here's Why These Republican Women Are Running Ads to Support Democrats in Michigan. alternet.org Not all Republicans remain steadfastly loyal to Trump. | On Thursday, the Detroit Metro Times reported that a PAC called Republican Women for Progress is advertising in two crucial House races in Michigan — for Democrats: Republican Women for Progress PAC tells Metro Times it has taken out $50,000 television ad buys in. . .

Cody Fenwick, AlterNet (2018-10-18). Beto O'Rourke Just Gave Democrats' Best Answer Yet on Whether Congress Should Vote to Impeach Trump. alternet.org It's been a tricky issue for Democrats — but he nailed it. | As they barrel optimistically toward the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats have sometimes struggled to handle the question of impeaching President Donald Trump. While many in the party's base are enthusiastic about the prospect of removing the president, the more skittish members of the party fear the prospect of impeachment could rally Trump supporters and scuttle Demo. . .

Cody Fenwick, AlterNet (2018-10-18). This Hilarious Ad Wants to Remind You Everyone Hates Ted Cruz. alternet.org And it's not just Democrats. | Despite the success Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has had in politics, there's a simple fact about him as a candidate that no one seems to deny. Of all modern American politicians, few attract the same level of deep hated that Cruz inspires. Even many of his fellow Republicans and political allies share in this negative appraisal. A recent political ad — actually, a video posted on a YouTube channel that claims not to be. . .

Shared by Macmillan (2018-10-18). Union Organizers Can Put The Fight Back In The Democrats. therealnews.com Union Organizer and Author Jane McAlevey joins us to bring three lessons the Dems have to learn. We talk about her New York Times op-ed

wsws (2018-10-18). DSA covers for unions and Democrats in new book on walkout by West Virginia teachers. wsws.org A new book promoted by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is centered on the lie that the West Virginia teachers' strike, which set off the series of strikes nationally last spring, was a "victory" in which the unions played a heroic role.

RT (2018-10-18). 'Go kill yourself!' GOP candidates face attacks as Dems urge end to civility ahead of midterms. rt.com Two Minnesota GOP candidates and a Nevada GOP campaign manager were attacked in separate incidents over the last week as some Democratic leaders call for an end to civility in the run-up to the 2018 elections.

Ruth Conniff (2018-10-17). The Republicans' Long, Negative Campaign. progressive.org Among a slew of attacks on voters, the GOP's longstanding effort to simply turn them off remains among the most effective.

wsws (2018-10-17). Bay area hotel workers determined to fight as union, Democrats try to derail strike. wsws.org "Nobody can afford rising health costs and still make ends meet on our pay."

wsws (2018-10-17). Amid furor over Khashoggi murder, UN warns millions more face starvation in Yemen. wsws.org While leading Democrats and Republicans have called for sanctions over the Saudi journalist's killing, Washington has maintained a discreet silence over the US-backed mass murder in Yemen.

Akela Lacy (2018-10-16). A Super PAC Is Spending Millions Attacking Democrats Who Can't Lose. What's Going On? theintercept.com The political action committee's odd spending decisions are a window into the absurd campaign finance world ushered into existence by Citizens United.

Democracy Now! (2018-10-16). Ari Berman: Republicans in North Dakota Are Attempting to Disenfranchise Thousands of Native Voters. democracynow.org The Supreme Court has ruled it will allow the state of North Dakota to enforce a new voter ID requirement that will make it harder for Native Americans to vote during the midterm elections. The state's new voter ID law requires voters to show identification demonstrating a residential street address, but this has already rendered many tribal IDs invalid, since many Native Americans who live on reservations depend on post office boxes to receive mail. The law could make a difference in the close race between Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer. The race is expected to help…

Shared by Richard D. Wolff (2018-10-16). Economic Update: The Immigration Issue and Capitalism. therealnews.com This week: Updates on UK's Liberal Democrats advocating serious reduction of wealth and income inequality; Sears CEO blames pensions for Sears' problems; JP Morgan predicts next financial collapse in 2020; failure to deal with opioid crisis; G-20 meeting in Argentina evades real issues; Europeans clash with U.S. over trade with Iran; and a trivial SEC…

RT (2018-10-16). New dating app for Trump supporters exposes users' data on launch day. rt.com Donald Daters, a new app seeking to "make America date again" and address the needs of young Republicans who feel excluded from the liberal dating scene, has reportedly leaked users' personal data immediately after the launch.

John Nichols (2018-10-15). Will North Dakota's Discriminatory Voter-ID Law Cost Democrats the Senate? thenation.com Will North Dakota's Discriminatory Voter-ID Law Cost Democrats the Senate?

RT (2018-10-15). Lewinsky was an adult, so Bill did nothing wrong, Hillary Clinton believes. rt.com Monica Lewinsky was an adult when having an affair with the US President Bill Clinton, and that absolves him of any responsibility, Clinton's ever-protective wife and failed presidential candidate Hillary has said.

RT (2018-10-15). Alec Baldwin calls on Democrats to 'overthrow' Trump's government. rt.com Saturday Night Live actor and relentless Trump critic Alec Baldwin has called on Democratic voters to "overthrow" the government of the United States at the ballot box. |

Michael Sainato (2018-10-01). A Progressive Tide. progressive.org The centrist strategy of trying to win over moderate Republicans backfired miserably for Democrats. Now progressive energy is pulling the so-called Blue Wave left.

2018-10-19: Social Media Postees

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Democrats Ahead: Progressives Beware
Andrew Levine | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-19
Any minimally plausible Democrat, perhaps even one as hapless as Joe Biden, would have easily trounced Donald Trump in 2016. Hillary Clinton had to outdo herself to lose. It is almost an article of faith in progressive circles that had Bernie Sanders been the nominee, as he might have been had the Clintons and the…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/19/democrats-ah…

Reflections on Chomsky's Voting Strategy: Why The Democratic Party Can't Be Saved
Nick Pemberton | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-19
Refusing to believe that electoral politics can and should be a place for radical politics ignores popular movements across the world, particularly in South America (movements of course which the imperialist Bernie Sanders would undermine). Chomsky noted that Bernie Sanders' success was by far the most remarkable thing to happen in the 2016 election. And he was right. A grumpy unknown old guy captured an entire country's imagination with no money, no press support, no support from his political party and really no allies in popular culture or discourse whatsoever. As Chomsky would say, remarkable. Clearly then th…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/19/reflections-…

The CIA Democrats: From the State Department to Capitol Hill
Patrick Martin | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-19
Read Part I and II here. | Candidates from a military-intelligence background are seeking the Democratic Party nomination in 40 percent of the congressional districts targeted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the 2018 elections. They make up the largest … | The post The CIA Democrats: From the State Depar…
globalresearch.ca/the-cia-democrats-from…

The CIA Democrats: Agents and War Commanders
Patrick Martin | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-19
Read Part I here. | There are 57 candidates for the Democratic nomination in 44 congressional districts who boast as their major credential their years of service in intelligence, in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, at the State Department, … | The post The CIA Democrats: Agents and War Commanders appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-cia-democrats-agen…

Have Democrats Forgotten About This Summer's Immigration Debacle?
Sonali Kolhatkar | truthdig.com | 2018-10-19
In neglecting the issue of immigration, Democrats are in danger of handing the GOP yet another issue to repackage and repurpose in the lead-up to the midterm elections. | The post Have Democrats Forgotten About This Summer's Immigration Debacle? appeared first on Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists.
truthdig.com/articles/have-democrats-for…

Thom Hartmann: Billionaire-Funded Fascism Is Rising in America
Staff | truthdig.com | 2018-10-19
If Republicans succeed in dismantling Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, we can kiss what's left of our democracy goodbye. | The post Thom Hartmann: Billionaire-Funded Fascism Is Rising in America appeared first on Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists.
truthdig.com/articles/thom-hartmann-bill…

The Most Strategic Midterm Race: Elder Challenges Hoyer
Sam Husseini | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-19
Especially with Brett Kavanaugh's accession to the Supreme Court, many are understandably absorbed with the importance of trying to end the Republican majorities in Congress for the midterm elections. But simply always backing Democrats will likely propel the party further toward the establishment corporate right. If voters are just going to get behind a Democratic…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/19/the-most-str…

Trump threatens to deploy military to close US-Mexico border
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-19
Trump, with the complicity of the Democrats, has invoked the phony "threat" of the immigrant caravan to whip up xenophobia before the midterm elections.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/19/immi…

Genuine socialism vs. the Democratic Party politics of Bernie Sanders
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-19
Amid growing opposition to capitalism and interest in socialism, Sanders plays a critical role in directing oppositional sentiments back behind the Democratic Party.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/19/sand…

The Democrats' Globalization Dilemma
Marshall Auerback, Independent Media Institute | alternet.org | 2018-10-18
How the party's economic and immigration policies end up catering to the wealthiest sliver of American society. | Globalization presents a fundamental dilemma for the Democratic Party: Do you get to greater economic fairness by more redistribution in a globalized, financialized/IP-dominated economy, thus accepting open borders and innovation-led growth–or by rebuilding the profitable productive economy to increase domestic incomes and wages, thus e. . .
alternet.org/economy/democrats-globaliza…

Why Can't the Democrats Reach the Millennials?
Zhivko Illeieff | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-18
In 2016, Bernie Sanders ran for the Democratic presidential ticket with a message to "get big money out of politics"‚Ää–‚Ääfocusing on income and wealth inequality, campaign finance reform, universal healthcare, higher minimum wage, affordable college tuition, and other demands with considerable public support. Bernie's message of economic and social justice resonated with young Americans. When…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/18/why-cant-the…

Disgusting Ad for GOP Congressman Tells Black Voters Kavanaugh Hearings Prove Democrats Would Lynch Them
Matthew Chapman, AlterNet | alternet.org | 2018-10-18
A radio ad supporting Rep. French Hill goes completely over the line in trying to target black voters. | On Thursday, an ad aired on radio stations geared toward African-Americans in support of Rep. French Hill (R-AR) and generated immediate outrage. The ad, paid for by a group calling itself Black Americans for the President's Agenda, essentially said that "white Democrats'" opposition to Brett Kavanaugh and desire to investigate his sexual assault allegations prove th. . .
alternet.org/election-03918/french-hill-…

Here's Why These Republican Women Are Running Ads to Support Democrats in Michigan
Matthew Chapman, AlterNet | alternet.org | 2018-10-18
Not all Republicans remain steadfastly loyal to Trump. | On Thursday, the Detroit Metro Times reported that a PAC called Republican Women for Progress is advertising in two crucial House races in Michigan — for Democrats: Republican Women for Progress PAC tells Metro Times it has taken out $50,000 television ad buys in. . .
alternet.org/election-03918/republican-w…

Small Donors Suddenly Pour In to Flip Eight State-Level Seats — and Legislatures
Ryan Grim | theintercept.com | 2018-10-18
Data for Progress, a left-wing think tank, is raising money for eight candidates whose races could lead to Democratic control of their legislatures. | The post Small Donors Suddenly Pour In to Flip Eight State-Level Seats — and Legislatures appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2018/10/17/data-for-pro…

Democrats Demand Full Disclosure of Trump's Financial Ties to Saudi Arabia Amid Accusations He's Conspiring to Cover Up Khashoggi Murder
Julia Conley, Common Dreams | alternet.org | 2018-10-18
Trump "is assisting a foreign government in a conspiracy to obstruct justice in the political murder of a resident of the United States. " | As President Donald Trump continues to provide cover for Saudi Arabia while making no moves to hold the kingdom accountable for the suspected murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Democratic senators have demanded records detailing any and all financial ties the president has with the Saudis. Noting th. . .
alternet.org/democrats-demand-full-discl…

This Hilarious Ad Wants to Remind You Everyone Hates Ted Cruz
Cody Fenwick, AlterNet | alternet.org | 2018-10-18
And it's not just Democrats. | Despite the success Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has had in politics, there's a simple fact about him as a candidate that no one seems to deny. Of all modern American politicians, few attract the same level of deep hated that Cruz inspires. Even many of his fellow Republicans and political allies share in this negative appraisal. A recent political ad — actually, a video posted on a YouTube channel that claims not to be. . .
alternet.org/news-amp-politics/hilarious…

'Go kill yourself!' GOP candidates face attacks as Dems urge end to civility ahead of midterms
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-18
Two Minnesota GOP candidates and a Nevada GOP campaign manager were attacked in separate incidents over the last week as some Democratic leaders call for an end to civility in the run-up to the 2018 elections.
rt.com/usa/441573-republicans-attacked-m…

DSA covers for unions and Democrats in new book on walkout by West Virginia teachers
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-18
A new book promoted by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is centered on the lie that the West Virginia teachers' strike, which set off the series of strikes nationally last spring, was a "victory" in which the unions played a heroic role.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/18/west…

Union Organizers Can Put The Fight Back In The Democrats
Shared by Macmillan | therealnews.com | 2018-10-18
Union Organizer and Author Jane McAlevey joins us to bring three lessons the Dems have to learn. We talk about her New York Times op-ed | The post Union Organizers Can Put The Fight Back In The Democrats appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/union-organizers…

Beto O'Rourke Just Gave Democrats' Best Answer Yet on Whether Congress Should Vote to Impeach Trump
Cody Fenwick, AlterNet | alternet.org | 2018-10-18
It's been a tricky issue for Democrats — but he nailed it. | As they barrel optimistically toward the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats have sometimes struggled to handle the question of impeaching President Donald Trump. While many in the party's base are enthusiastic about the prospect of removing the president, the more skittish members of the party fear the prospect of impeachment could rally Trump supporters and scuttle Demo. . .
alternet.org/news-amp-politics/beto-orou…

The Republicans' Long, Negative Campaign
Ruth Conniff | progressive.org | 2018-10-17
Among a slew of attacks on voters, the GOP's longstanding effort to simply turn them off remains among the most effective.
progressive.org/dispatches/the-republica…

Amid furor over Khashoggi murder, UN warns millions more face starvation in Yemen
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-17
While leading Democrats and Republicans have called for sanctions over the Saudi journalist's killing, Washington has maintained a discreet silence over the US-backed mass murder in Yemen.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/17/yeme…

Bay area hotel workers determined to fight as union, Democrats try to derail strike
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-10-17
"Nobody can afford rising health costs and still make ends meet on our pay."
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/17/oakl…

A Super PAC Is Spending Millions Attacking Democrats Who Can't Lose. What's Going On?
Akela Lacy | theintercept.com | 2018-10-16
The political action committee's odd spending decisions are a window into the absurd campaign finance world ushered into existence by Citizens United. | The post A Super PAC Is Spending Millions Attacking Democrats Who Can't Lose. What's Going On? appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2018/10/16/tom-carper-b…

Ari Berman: Republicans in North Dakota Are Attempting to Disenfranchise Thousands of Native Voters
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-10-16
The Supreme Court has ruled it will allow the state of North Dakota to enforce a new voter ID requirement that will make it harder for Native Americans to vote during the midterm elections. The state's new voter ID law requires voters to show identification demonstrating a residential street address, but this has already rendered many tribal IDs invalid, since many Native Americans who live on reservations depend on post office boxes to receive mail. The law could make a difference in the close race between Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer. The race is expected to help…
www.democracynow.org/2018/10/16/ari_berm…

Economic Update: The Immigration Issue and Capitalism
Shared by Richard D. Wolff | therealnews.com | 2018-10-16
This week: Updates on UK's Liberal Democrats advocating serious reduction of wealth and income inequality; Sears CEO blames pensions for Sears' problems; JP Morgan predicts next financial collapse in 2020; failure to deal with opioid crisis; G-20 meeting in Argentina evades real issues; Europeans clash with U.S. over trade with Iran; and a trivial SEC… | The post Economic Update: The Immigration Issue and Ca…
therealnews.com/stories/economic-update-…

New dating app for Trump supporters exposes users' data on launch day
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-16
Donald Daters, a new app seeking to "make America date again" and address the needs of young Republicans who feel excluded from the liberal dating scene, has reportedly leaked users' personal data immediately after the launch.
rt.com/usa/441354-trump-dating-app-leak/

Will North Dakota's Discriminatory Voter-ID Law Cost Democrats the Senate?
John Nichols | thenation.com | 2018-10-15
Will North Dakota's Discriminatory Voter-ID Law Cost Democrats the Senate?
thenation.com/article/will-north-dakotas…

Lewinsky was an adult, so Bill did nothing wrong, Hillary Clinton believes
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-15
Monica Lewinsky was an adult when having an affair with the US President Bill Clinton, and that absolves him of any responsibility, Clinton's ever-protective wife and failed presidential candidate Hillary has said.
rt.com/usa/441245-clinton-lewinsky-adult…

Alec Baldwin calls on Democrats to 'overthrow' Trump's government
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-15
Saturday Night Live actor and relentless Trump critic Alec Baldwin has called on Democratic voters to "overthrow" the government of the United States at the ballot box.
rt.com/usa/441324-alec-baldwin-overthrow…

A Progressive Tide
Michael Sainato | progressive.org | 2018-10-01
The centrist strategy of trying to win over moderate Republicans backfired miserably for Democrats. Now progressive energy is pulling the so-called Blue Wave left.
progressive.org/magazine/a-progressive-t…