Who Killed the Center-Left?

The victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over longtime Democratic congressman Joe Crowley of New York inspired some hysterical punditry. We were told that the 28,000 people that voted in a district of more than 600,000 had decided the fate of the political universe. Ocasio-Cortez, in this telling, heralds the coming of Democratic Socialist, multiracial, female-dominated America.…

Congressional candidate once asked if careers were ‘healthiest pursuit’ for…

The insurgent Republican congressional candidate in a newly competitive North Carolina district once delivered a religious sermon questioning whether it was the “healthiest pursuit” for women to prioritize their careers and independence in lieu of their biblical “core calling,” comments recently uncovered by a Democratic group. Congressional candidate once asked if careers were ‘healthiest pursuit’…