Democratic Candidates Should Heed GOP 2016 Disaster

FILE- former Starbucks CEO and Chairman Howard Schultz (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

It was fascinating to watch Sunday (1/27) how the liberal left, which prides itself on open-mindedness, tore apart former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz even before his 60 Minutes interview aired. It was the latest example of a party that is saying one thing and doing another. The 2020 elections began in earnest when Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren announced she was forming an exploratory committee earlier this month. Since then, numerous candidates have thrown their hat in the ring for the …

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  1. Good historical analysis, but the premise is dubious. While the Democratic party may “look” more diverse in the skin colors of its photo-ops, they are extremely un-diverse in their thinking.

    The statement that “the liberal left, which prides itself on open-mindedness” may have been true in 1970 or even 1992, but it has not been the case for decades. The left today is far more closed-minded than the right. You might consider an analogy to one of George Washington’s contemporaries across the Atlantic, Maximilien Robespierre, as a symbol of today’s Democratic Party.

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