Elements of the Democratic Party have bought into this Republican framing, similarly deploying “wokeness” as a term of slander and dismissal, betraying key constituencies as they flee to the center, looking more and more like Republicans as they court “bi-partisanship.”
I picture President Sarah Palin, in all her indignant, self-righteous power-hungry glory. Then, I picture the NSA and the vast security apparatus beyond them all under Palin's control.
The Democratic Party is a big tent. However, the party needs to refocus on its progressive values, not get led in a rightward direction