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Matt Stoller; Why Is the Left Slice of the Democrats Getting Crushed? - naked capitalism

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Americans decided to vote for the people who claimed to be progressive, and they got mostly the same thing they got under Bush, maybe a little worse.

...internet-based Democrats have failed to find a way to introduce new ideas into the political process, but have been absorbed into the neoliberal policy apparatus.

If there is to be a counter to the drift towards radical inequality, it will not come from institutional DC-based progressives as long as these ostensibly groups support the politics of nothingness. They must eventually integrate politics and what politics can deliver, or risk complete irrelevance.

,,, political reporters should stop relying on the word of DC internet groups as the voice of "the left". If you can't turn out your members to vote, then they aren't really your members.

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