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Larry Elder Is Not on the ‘Far Right’

Larry Elder at the 2016 FreedomFest in Las Vegas, Nev. (Gage Skidmore)

One wonders if there’s any center-right position that isn’t considered “far right” by political journalists. In a recent New York Times hit piece on California Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder, you will read those words on three occasions.

An example:

Mr. Elder’s political positions speak loudly and clearly to the state’s small but vocal strain of far-right conservatism. He supports school vouchers and prioritizes jobs over environmental and climate considerations. He opposes abortion. He is vaccinated against the coronavirus because of a rare blood condition but opposes vaccine and mask “mandates.”

I’m unsure why the word mandate deserves quotation marks here. Does reporter

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