The only commendable thing I can say about the current state of the Democratic Party is that Bill Clinton could never get elected these days.
That’s because his party has become a giant hive of scolds who treat their charges as if they’re in some kind of woke moral panopticon. While the transformation had been underway long before #MeToo, COVID-19 and George Floyd, those events accelerated it like nothing else could. Look at any Democrat’s Twitter, for instance. Wear your mask. Get the vaccine. Pay your fair share. Call it “Indigenous People’s Day.” Stop toxic masculinity. Behave.
That’s not to say they’re not hypocrites who break their own rules. However, they’d better pretend that’s not the case, and do it with a straight face. Bill