It’s the iron rule of political reporting: Democrats appeal to the voter’s hopes — “I hope this candidate takes someone else’s property and gives it to me” — while Republicans appeal to the voter’s fears. Conservatives, you see, live in a constant state of perspiratory worry, jiggling like Jell-O as they consider a changing world. First Rosa Parks, now this? How far will they go?
A piece in Roll Call on the proposal for a “Green New Deal” provides a nice example:
“The rollout, while widely cheered by progressive groups and the more liberal Democrats, opened a door for Republicans to tap …
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