How far left is the Democratic Party headed? Look to California.
First, the delegates' refused to endorse impeccably liberal Sen. Dianne Feinstein. She lost out by 37 percent to 54 percent to Kevin de Leon, president pro tempore of the state Senate, who promises mainly to be obsessively anti-Trump.
Similarly, the delegates put former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa last among the party's four candidates for governor -- even though he's tied in polls of Democratic voters with former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who came out on top at the convention.
Villaraigosa's sin? As mayor, he supported charter schools and jousted with the teachers unions, rightly calling them "the largest obstacle to creating quality schools."
Finally, the convention took a sharp anti-Israel turn, adopting planks in support of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement and slapping the Israel Defense Forces.
Historically, the Golden State has been a harbinger of national trends. If that holds true, the whole Democratic Party is headed right ... er, left.
"First, the delegates' refused to endorse impeccably liberal Sen. Dianne Feinstein. She lost out by 37 percent to 54 percent to Kevin de Leon, president pro tempore of the state Senate, who promises mainly to be obsessively anti-Trump."
I love it when right wingers try to define "impeccably liberal." Hilarious!
We here in Texas love California's policies. It has brought businesses, skilled workers and money into this state.
The New York Post is asinine. California is a blue state in almost no danger of turning red. That's not true nationally (though it should be considering the incompetence and corruption of today's GOP). It's unlikely to ever be true nationally in a country that likes to flip the presidency back and forth every 8 years. This is clickbait for right wingers and Fox News viewers, not reality.
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