Robert Reich: A Huge Slice of the Democratic Establishment Wants to Play It Safe at a Time When Millions Are Desperate
"Some establishment Democrats ... have grown comfortable with the way things are. They’d rather not rock the boat they’re safely in."By Robert Reich / Robert Reich's Blog
Instead of “Yes we can,” many Democrats have adopted a new slogan this election year: “We shouldn’t even try.”
We shouldn’t try for single-payer system, they say. We’ll be lucky if we prevent Republicans from repealing Obamacare.
We shouldn’t try for a $15 an hour minimum wage. The best we can do is $12 an hour.