Clinton Democrats like Neera Tanden may want to lead the call for $15 minimum wage, but if they can’t reckon with their past opposition, they’re flawed messengers.
Before Trump, Clinton Democrats Engaged In Form Of Both Side-ism And Invoked ‘Alt-Left’ To Demonize Critics
Liberal and centrist Democrats did not necessarily coin the label “alt-left,” however, in recent months, the term was popularized by them. It was deployed against anyone on the left who challenged their politics, especially those perceived as supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders or members of the Democratic Socialists of America.
While Democrats marinated in the unverifiable news of President-elect Donald Trump’s “golden shower” dossier, Senators Amy Klobuchar and Bernie Sanders put forward an amendment, which called for the establishment of a “deficit-neutral reserve fund” to “lower prescription drug prices for Americans by importing drugs from Canada. It was rejected, 52
Email posted by WikiLeaks reveals how Clinton adviser Neera Tanden justified hosting Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
In the first months of the Democratic presidential primary, one of Hillary Clinton’s advisers conducted focus groups and polling of swing voters to examine “voter distrust” of the political system. The results showed Clinton would benefit greatly if she aggressively pushed policies embraced by Bernie Sanders in his agenda against
Clinton and her allies want to distance themselves from the 90s, or at least the more unpalatable parts of the era.
Members appointed by Clinton and DNC Chairwoman Wasserman Schultz claimed it was improper to oppose the TPP when President Obama fervently believes in it.