Co-signed. Every word.
The irony of the Democratic Party letting a non-Democrat like Sanders destroy it for his own gain is that the reason for this is the utter horror the elderly white guys who still run the party have for their own base, which is both female and increasingly diverse ethnically.
Once white progressives disabuse themselves of the notion that purely economic appeals will win their fellow whites — whites steeped as they’ve been in fifty years of the GOP’s Southern Strategy that tells them that Big Government exists only to help nonwhites and non-Christians — then we’ll be getting somewhere.
Live by the #SouthernStrategy, die by it.
Donald #Trump is the inevitable result of the fifty-odd years the Republican Party has spent catering to the racial fears of white people. The only meaningful difference between him and his GOP rivals for the bigotry-soaked base of what once was the Party of Lincoln is that he states…