The political Left in America are experts at linguistic jujitsu; they would happily sell Americans poison while convincing nearly half the population it is nectar. Herein lies the branding of themselves as “Progressives” and their efforts such as Obamacare as the “Affordable Care Act.”
Thinking takes far more effort than most people believe. The Left recognizes this and understands that many Americans are not just too lazy to think concepts through, but also the allure of using the coercive power of government to take from their neighbors is all too tempting.
The remedy to this problem is to beat the Left at their own game. The pool of presidential candidates in the Democrat Party, as well as leftist Republicans, can no longer be branded as they wish to be branded. The reality is that they are all corporatists, the quintessential term that will, in the long run, expose the Left as what they really are, but with only months before the 2020 presidential election, the brand of “monopolist” is far more easily communicated and nearly as effective.
Simply contrast the debacle and front runners of the Iowa Caucus; Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg: Read more