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“Electability” Is a Poisonous Political Shibboleth


We are several days now into a spat between
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren—the Democratic primary’s two progressives
who, as has been widely reported, have observed a pact of nonaggression
against each other for the majority of the primary campaign. That arrangement collapsed
amid two controversies. The first was brought about by the leak of a Sanders
campaign canvasser script that had volunteers challenging Warren’s viability
in the general election based on the composition of her coalition in the
primary—a kind of argument, it should be said, that has been made against
Sanders throughout the race. The second, more serious controversy was brought
about by Warren’s allegation that Sanders …read more

Source:: The New Republic

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