Despite enthusiasm among young people for Bernie Sanders’ socialist movement, young people failed to wake up to vote for him in primaries to date, allowing Joe Biden to take the lead while getting drubbed by Bernie among the young.
Progressive Leftists can’t stop losing because they care more for ideological purity than they do for actual winning, according to David Leonhardt in the New York Times. In the wake of the apparent collapse of Bernie Sanders’ democratic-socialist campaign, are Americans “profoundly Progressive” but just haven’t found a candidate who inspires them? Or are they much more centrist than the panjandrums of statism proclaim?
Mike Bloomberg surges in national polls and seems, for the moment, to be the only Democratic presidential candidate who can dislodge Bernie Sanders from his plurality lead. But as he muscles his way to the top of the heap, he’s dragging his baggage behind, a legacy of alleged racist and sexist attitudes, not to mention […]
Aleksandr Solzhentisyn, who saw the starvation and brutality of The Gulag Archipelago, said “prosperity breeds idiots.” That helps to explain the existence of AOC, Bernie Sanders and other so-called social-democrats and Progressives.
Democratic presidential candidate “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg suggests he’d rather have democracy than capitalism, which “has let a lot of people down.” He reacts to President Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Stephen Moore, who said he’d take capitalism. Scott Ott, Bill Whittle and Stephen Green take this false dichotomy by the horns and wrestle it to the ground.