Mollineau: In Conservative Districts, Democrats Have to Answer for Party’s Left Wing

Mollineau: In Conservative Districts, Democrats Have to Answer for Party’s Left Wing

Many of the newly elected progressive freshmen probably “aren’t thinking that whatever they say might do harm to their class, and that’s not going to change,” said Rodell Mollineau, a Democratic strategist and former aide to Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the former majority leader. “The more progressive messaging is what sells right now. That’s what everyone is talking about, so it will be harder for moderates to break through. But that’s why it’s important to repeat their view of the world to their constituents.”