The Democratic Party’s Identity Crisis: How left-wing is the Democratic field?

The US Democratic Party is undergoing something of an identity crisis as it debates what direction to take ahead of the looming battle with President Donald Trump, a Republican, in November.

A tension between the so-called progressive wing of the party, led by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, and the moderates like Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg is dominating the primary elections.

Let’s break it down by issues and compare the current field to figures in history and leading politicians from the UK. When there’s a Democratic nominee, we will reprise the format, adding Trump and world leaders.


Article submitted by, WayOutWest.