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Old 07-31-2019, 05:26 PM
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What progressive agenda items actually have a realistic chance of coming to fruition

Wathcing the Democratic debates and hearing moderate and progressive wing, litmus test each other over the Green new deal, Medicare for all, and free tuition, seemed to me to akin to listening to an argument over what color of unicorn they should ride into the inauguration.

Even if we imagine a best case scenario Blue wave, with the president of our choice, holding the house and through some miracle splitting the Senate 50/50 with a tie breaker VP, we are still going to have 5 or so Dem. Senators and a significant portion of of the Dem house hanging by their fingernails in red states, and a Republican opposition with that would gladly see the country go up in flames rather than allow a Democratic success.

So I ask this question, given this best case scenario, which of the policy promises proposed by the candidate of your choice are actually likely to be made into law?


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