The Era of “Centrist” Establishment Democrats Is Over

May 1, 2019 by epoetus

 

2019_0430-nancy-pelosi“There can be little doubt that much of the problem here stems from the fact that too many Democrats have far too many of the same big-dollar donors as Republicans. It is no small wonder they are pushing many of the same pro-wealth austerity-laden policies; many of them are cashing the same checks.” — from the article

What the “Centrist” Establishment Democrat illustrates is the toxic impact of rising wealth and income inequality on the health of our democracy.  If only candidates who are sponsored by wealthy donors and large corporations can be considered viable, then you have a system that locks out the voice of “The People.”  The reality of this situation appears to have started to sink in with the voting public.

Article link:

https://truthout.org/articles/the-era-of-centrist-establishment-democrats-is-over/

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