September 21, 2018
The Democratic Party, like most political parties that feel themselves on the verge of some sweeping victory, is having an uneasy conversation with itself, to say the least. The radicals, intoxicated on revolutionary fervor and smelling blood in the water, seem to be convinced that the new age has finally dawned, and the time is ripe for a general uprising. They get this way every couple of years or so, of course, but this time they appear to be making a concerted effort at mutiny, pulling the Democratic Party as far left as their zeal enables. So how will this impact the Democrats’ electoral fortunes, not only this time around, but in coming years?