Two strikingly different takeaways from off-year elections in Virginia and New Jersey are playing out in Washington, D.C.
On the Democratic left, hardcore types are doubling down on their transformative agendas (apparently in the belief that their most recent nominees were not progressive enough to rally the Democratic base).
All the while, they are assigning additional blame for their election debacle to a secret but omnipresent army of “white supremacists,” now including an increasing number of African-American enlistees.
Here, political playbooks never seem to change. But at what point does an overplayed race card lose its political appeal?
For the rest of us (at least those who live in the real world), the results were a surefire indication that America’s infatuation with real progressivism may