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Identity Politics Won Virginia

Tuesday night, white men in Virginia voted overwhelmingly (63%) for Ed Gillespie (after he ran an incredibly racist campaign. White women voted for him by a slim (51%) but convincing margin as well despite Gillespie embracing Trumpism, the wholesale rolling back of women’s reproductive rights. Even …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Identity Politics Won Virginia

Tuesday night, white men in Virginia voted overwhelmingly (63%) for Ed Gillespie (after he ran an incredibly racist campaign. White women voted for him by a slim (51%) but convincing margin as well despite Gillespie embracing Trumpism, the wholesale rolling back of women’s reproductive rights. Even …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Return of the Blue Dog Democrat

As the Democratic Party shifts further away from the center, an emerging narrative is that this might not be the best idea for recapturing the more conservative parts of America from a Republican Party that has become dangerously unstable:Enter a group called New Democracy, a combination think tank …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Hard Left and Corporatist Democrats Agree: We Need to Kick Marginalized Groups to the Curb

There’s been a bit of an uproar since a New York Times op-ed by long time Democratic strategist Mark Penn was published on Thursday. Penn has been roundly denounced by pretty much everyone from both the Clinton and Bernie camps for calling for the Democratic Party to return to the 1990s:The …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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