Why Blaming the Left is Intellectually Lazy

Abbey Arletto
6 min readNov 9, 2020

Democrats repeat self-own

The predictable argument being made right now by Democratic Party intelligentsia, never-Trump Republicans and the Centrist media commentariat, is that it’s somehow the Left’s fault Democrats suffered down-ballot losses in the 2020 election. If only no one had ever mentioned defunding the police, Black Lives, the Green New Deal, socialized medicine, higher minimum…

Abbey Arletto

Political scientist, activist and freelance writer from Maine.