Dec 27, 2018
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Washington Post columnist Elizabeth Bruenig (@EBruenig) joins us to discuss why progressives and the left should be skeptical of the signals Beto O'Rourke is sending early in his possible 2020 presidential run. What are Beto's positives? Beto's play on charisma over policy boldness. How to judge candidates who are coming from the center but adopting progressive positions? Why do Beto's supporters insist he's as "progressive" as Bernie instead of defending the objectively to-the-right economic positions the candidates hold.
"Why this progressive Texan can’t get excited about Beto O’Rourke" by Liz here.
"My advice to progressives: Don’t back down" here.