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Progressives struggle for influence among California Democrats

Original post made on Mar 4, 2022

Progressive activists have found themselves on the losing end of recent California Democratic Party fights over single-payer health care, endorsements and donations from fossil fuel companies.

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Posted by Joseph E. Davis
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Mar 4, 2022 at 12:34 pm

Joseph E. Davis is a registered user.

The headline of this article took me aback, as from my point of view California government is riddled by progressives from top to bottom.

Health care is far too important to be left to the government as the only provider. California single-payer would be a disaster of unmitigated proportions if it passed. We can be thankful that progressive influence is not yet strong enough to bring about such a calamity.

Posted by pogo
a resident of Woodside: other
on Mar 4, 2022 at 1:42 pm

pogo is a registered user.

If progressives are struggling for influence in ultra-blue California, they should probably reconsider their agenda and platforms. There are few places with a more receptive audience.

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