The Democratic Party seems to believe that the country has had a revolutionary turn toward socialism, but there’s little evidence of that. Are Democrats making a bad bet on anti-market policies? More troublingly, what happens to the Democratic Party if that message carries the day in 2020?

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  1. GFHandle Member

    I think there is a visceral feeling–even in these good times–that we do not have free markets. We have something that greatly benefits some players (in both senses of the word). Trump played to that, but of course doesn’t change it. Nobody would want to be Venezuela, but that don’t mean there’s not a lot of resentment to exploit. And hope springs eternal so snake oil always sells.

    Your employer gets bought by a giant conglomerate and your working conditions get worse. Who you gonna blame? Where you gonna go politically? To Republicans? They can cut taxes and talk about rising tides all day. But they never seem to talk directly to YOU.

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    • March 11, 2019, at 12:13 PM PDT
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  2. OccupantCDN Coolidge

    Ricochet Audio Network: More troublingly, what happens to the Democratic Party if that message carries the day in 2020?

    More troubling, what happens to America if the Democratic Party’s message carries the day in 2020?

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    • March 11, 2019, at 11:33 PM PDT
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  3. HeavyWater Inactive

    Great podcast. I like the discussion of “fairness” and how far the government must go to make things “fair.”

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    • March 12, 2019, at 1:44 AM PDT
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  4. The Cloaked Gaijin Member

    Keith Ellison actually won and became the 30th Attorney General of Minnesota.

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    • March 12, 2019, at 8:16 PM PDT
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