"The Secret Weapon Democrats Don’t Know How to Use" - Michael Kruse Politico
No Democrat in the House of Representatives did what Cheri Bustos did last November. She wasn’t the sole member of her party to win in a congressional district Donald Trump also took—there were 11 others—but she was the only one to post a 20-point landslide, and she did it in agricultural, industrial, blue-collar northwestern Illinois. In the kind of place where Hillary Clinton lost big last fall and where Democrats have been losing in droves for the last decade, Bustos has done just the opposite.
Here are some tips:
A democrat in Illinois is very different than a democrat in San Francisco. We have to live with it. We have to have a very big tent, and not have "purity tests"... If we want to win back the house.
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Ideas and Commentary on the Resistance by K Cleland