All of these so-called liberal or faux progressive groups such as the Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Moveon.org, etc., are essentially beating a dead horse. The Democratic Party is not the solution, it’s the problem. These organizations that channel legitimate progressives into supporting whatever middle of the road candidate that the Democrats offer up, are not going to accomplish much (if anything at all) in the short or the long run. There would be much better results if these groups called for the Democratic candidate to endorse a platform that they’d construct together. And if the Democratic candidate refused, then they would tell their supporters to support Nader or the Green candidate, or another third party progressive candidate. This makes much better sense for advancing a progressive agenda, than simply getting behind any and every Democrat that runs for elected office; this will only produce more of the same (which Barack Obama says he’s running against, but he’s not he’s lying).

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