No moderates on that side

Over the weekend, a friend sent me the link to a Washington Post editorial titled "No, Pete Buttigieg and Joe Biden are not 'centrists.'"  Let's check out a couple of points:   It has become an unchecked assumption about the Democratic presidential race: The candidates are fighting an ideological war between "left" and "center." This narrative is false, and it is hardly benign. It minimizes the bold policy ambitions of those in the mislabeled "centrist" lane and falsely characterizes those on the left flank as braver or more committed to reform. Yes, some candidates in the race are to the left of others. Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) not only want to make sure that all Americans have access to health care, as do all the Democrats, but they want maximum government control in achieving that goal[.] ... Then there are the policy moves that...(Read Full Post)
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