Exactly. Milt Shook and I follow each other on Twitter, and I have the utmost respect for him. He gets it.
So Joe Biden sucks as President Obama's Vice President, because of a bankruptcy bill under the Bush administration?
That is exactly the definition of "progressive." Doing things that get Republicans elected is not progressive. Voting out "Blue Dogs" and getting them replaced with Teabaggers is not progressive. These so-called "progressives" (the Progressive Unicorn Brigade, as blogger Milt Shook calls them) have done both, and more, thus I'm often left to wonder why they feel entitled to call themselves by that name.
No, since the Great Leader banned them from covering him directly.
Open-minded doesn't mean you tacitly accept everything. You're still entitled to opinions. It simply means: willing to be open to new ideas. I've had 36 years of the old ones.