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New York Magazine: Opinion- Ed Kilgore: ‘George McGovern Didn’t Lose in 1972 by Going Too Far Left. Neither Will 2020 Democrats’

Source:The New Democrat  “One of the most persistent arguments surrounding the 2020 presidential contest is that Democrats are heading “off the deep end” on a left-wing ideological bender that will mean disaster in the general election. The warning is very … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘Socialism Humor’

“Given the misery that it has inflicted on the world, it’s just about impossible to think of socialism as a gift. However, when I want new material for my humor collection, I think of socialism as the gift that keeps … Continue reading

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The Beacon: Ben Wilterdink- ‘How to Talk to Millennials About Socialism’

Source:The New Democrat  “By now it is largely considered common knowledge that American Millennials are more enamored with socialism than previous generations. While cutoff points vary, Millennials are most commonly understood as the generation of those born between 1981 and … Continue reading

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The Onion: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi- ‘Concerned Outspoken Leftist Faction of Party Could Harm Democrats Reputation As Ineffectual Cowards’

Source:The New Democrat  “Admitting she had worries about the rise of left-leaning activist groups within her party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed concerns Thursday that outspoken progressives could do permanent damage to Democrats’ reputation as ineffectual cowards. “They mean well, … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘The Dangerous Seduction of Free Stuff’

“By offering all sorts of freebies to various constituencies, Bernie Sanders has positioned himself as the true-believing socialist in the Democratic race (even though he’s actually a member of the “top-1 percent”). But he has plenty of competition. Kamala Harris … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Opinion- Osita Nevanevu: ‘Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Two Paths for the American Left’

Source:The New Democrat  “This past week was perhaps one of the most important weeks in one of the most important election seasons in the history of the Democratic Party. Elizabeth Warren is on the rise. Coverage of her array of … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘An Emerging Anti-Socialist Wing of The Democratic Party?’

“Since I’m a policy economist, I rarely comment on political matters. But I am worried that the Democratic Party is veering too far to the left. Bernie Sanders, an out-of-the-closet socialist is leading the way, followed closely by other leading … Continue reading

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