Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, free health care for undocumented immigrants from everywhere, slavery reparations and more?
American voters are not going to hear from candidates who dared to question the Party’s leftward lunge. Goodbye to Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan, former Maryland Rep. John Delaney and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper in the upcoming September debates. Each has either ended his campaign or not achieved the required thresholds in polling or donors to qualify for the debate.
Instead, viewers are likely to hear an unrelieved bidding war of spending promises and higher taxes, warns the WSJ.
The centrist dearth will put more pressure on former Vice President Joe Biden to defend what is left of his moderate policy positions. But it might open running room for Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a liberal who understands the need for a private economy.
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By the way, billionaire Tom Steyer might not make the stage despite having spent more than $325,000 a day on campaign advertising since entering the race.
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