Less burdened by centrist constraints in many ways, Biden is free to carry forth a more openly progressive agenda on things like immigration, LGBTQ+ rights, and racial justice.
Progressives and centrists are fighting in the Democratic Party, but there is much work to be done -- and it can only be done if we are unified.
The attackers this time around include a “libertarian” finance writer, an editor for the National Review, and – inevitably – the editorial board of the Washington Post.
The real question is one which corporate-backed Democrats across the country should be asking themselves today: Why was a powerful mayor forced into a runoff in a city known for patronage and machine politics?
Democrats should to learn a lesson from this year's election campaigns: Democrats should be Democrats. Democrats should not try to run away from the things Democrats stand for. It doesn't work.
PBS, Charlie Rose, July 7, 2014. Read more here... http://crooksandliars.com/2014/07/someone-needs-welcome-david-brooks-21st
David Brooks doesn't like reading his emails or the comments section at the NYT's and this Monday, he blamed the polarization in Washington on "instant response to telegrams and emails." Yes... telegrams.
You have to deliver for and campaign to your base voters or they don't show up and vote for you. If Democrats don’t give regular, working people – the Democratic base – a reason to vote, then many of them won’t.
Here's what MSNBC apparently defines as a "centrist" or "moderate" politician. A Republican, Christine Todd Whitman, who had massive conflict of interests while running the EPA and taking actions that benefited her husband and Citigroup in a
"Morning Joe" Scarborough is lending his name and commentary to the launch of a new group dedicated to...what, exactly? Via Huffington Post: Scarborough, a Republican, former Florida congressman and host of "Morning Joe" on MSNBC, will
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