“The Squad” is the hottest thing in Democratic Party politics since Barack Obama, or maybe even the Gore-Lieberman ticket. This gang of brash young freshmen is hell bent on running the school this year, and putting those annoying seniors in their place. Watch your back, Nancy!
As the 2020 presidential primary heats up, Democrats find themselves in the midst of a fascinating intramural debate. On one side, you have the unapologetic socialists such as Bernie Sanders and “The Squad.” On the other, you have pretty much everyone else — Democrats who are reluctant to embrace Full Socialism, but are similarly hesitant to defend American capitalism in explicit terms in front of Democratic primary voters.
There are few things professional journalists love more than a compelling story that highlights the importance of professional journalism. The recent arrest and indictment of elite pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is, apparently, one of those stories.