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America Already Has a Centrist Party. It’s Called the Democrats.
Are you part of the “Exhausted Majority” that opposes both Donald Trump
far-left activists? Good news: there’s a party for you.
No, Hate Speech and Political Correctness Are Not Equivalent
David Brooks and Charles Lane want compromise above all. Sometimes that involves a compromise with evil.
‘Rigging’ Primaries Is Fine. Backing Bad Candidates Isn’t.
It isn’t illegitimate for a party to put its weight behind the more “electable” candidate — but only if it can be trusted to know who that is.
The Radical Proposal That Moderate Democrats Should Be Running On
Kirsten Gillibrand believes that the government should guarantee jobs to all the unemployed — and 67 percent of rural America agrees.
RIP John Anderson, the Last Liberal Republican
He began running for president as a Republican in 1980. Four years later, he had left the party.
Democrats Can Abandon the Center — Because the Center Doesn’t Exist
The center is a myth that obscures the genuine electoral risks that Democrats would face in moving left — and the potential
of such a pivot.
Democrats Try to Transcend Divisive Symbolism in DNC Race
Media and activists alike are trying to turn a close DNC contest into a surrogate battle between factions. That makes the outcome hard to predict.