James Kirchick

Hillary’s left turn

The Democratic party has moved left under Obama. It’s not a look that suits the former first lady

The centrist Democratic party bequeathed to President Barack Obama by Bill Clinton is not the one he will leave to his successor. By every measure, it is more left-wing, and more populist both in spirit and ideological composition. And this poses serious problems for the campaign of the candidate seen as America’s most likely next president: Hillary Clinton.

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