Are American Progressives Making The Same Mistakes About Trump We Did About Thatcher?

Brian Dooley
4 min readApr 27, 2019
Deriding Trump’s supporters might feel good, but it changes few minds. Credits: DonkeyHotey & MattBuck

Joe Biden’s candidacy makes it 20 Democrats to pick from for the 2020 presidential election. Choosing the right candidate to beat Trump is obviously a massively important decision, but American progressives look like they’re making the same mistakes that we on the left in Britain made in the 1980s in responding to Margaret Thatcher.