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Democrats Must Let Go of the Centrist Status Quo

Democrats Must Let Go of the Centrist Status Quo

From Feb. 2021 to May 2022, President Biden’s approval ratings took a steep plummet from 61% to 39%. That statistic alone says a thousand words, but I’ll summarize it in a few: the safe, Republican-appeasing centrist strategies mobilized by Democrats aren’t cutting it anymore. The people want real progress. The idea that a political “extreme” is bad–which is a loosely defined term in the first place–has pervaded our media for decades.

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