Eight years Barack Obama President of the United States, and for eight years, the Democrat, the Republican has been demonized as the left revolutionaries. In this respect, it is noteworthy when now, of all things, he warns his party to back politically so far to the left that it is for the majority of the citizens unelectable. Bold visions of the future are all well and good, said Obama. "But the average American is not the view that we tear the System down and have to rebuild."
That was the second Time within a few weeks that Obama has mixed so clearly, as it is for a past presidents is possible, in the pre-election campaign of Democrats in. Although Obama did not say specifically which of the many Candidates he considers to be unfit, nor whom he supports. The latter has also been interpreted as a Signal that Obama, Biden and his former Vice-President Joe yet a choice recommendation has been withheld, says something.
no one wants to seems to be the Revolution
Yet clear, however, that Obama holds the links course, the Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders propagate, for to be successful. Both of them do not demand, what the majority of voters want, according to Obama's view: a Revolution – at least for American standards – instead of cautious reforms. This is shown especially in their plans for the conversion of the health insurance. Warren and Sanders want a single, state-organized and-financed insurance for all citizens; private health insurance will be. Similar ambitious their plans for the environment, the climate, taxes or transport.
These ideas go far beyond all this, what did Obama, the supposed radical Left, ever, or even thought of. It may be, therefore, that the past President has the feeling that Warren and Sanders paid tribute to his achievements, too little respect. But behind Obama's criticism of too bold visions of what the citizens of a valiant, perhaps more of a waste than it attracts, is also a fundamental concern: Like other moderate Democrats, Obama is afraid that his party is in a left activist Twitter-bubble trapped in the idealism often in ignorance and arrogance toward dissenters turns. And the normal citizens turn away from it, only shaking his head.
Against this danger, Obama warned the Democrats are already at the end of October. "This idea of purity, and that it is politically awakened always and all the stuff you should quickly forget again," he said at an event with young people in Chicago. "The world is confusing. There are shades of grey. People who do really good things, have their weaknesses." On the Internet, if possible, gloated about people moving here, the other were opinion, have to do with the political activism bit. "In order to achieve any change at all."
to have A guest author of the "New York Times" accuses Obama, on the dark side of the force changed.
on The left of this plea was for less self-righteousness well. The Tenor of the criticism was that the past President has become too rich and sluggish, to the new, revolutionary spirit of the party appreciate. A guest author of the "New York Times" accused Obama, the first black President and the most successful democratic politician of the last 20 years, to have on the dark side of the force is changed to the "white, heterosexual, male, right, Laber heads".
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From this angry defense of language on the one hand, wounded Pride, even Obama may be arrogant kind of advice. It was also an expression of a deeper malaise that gnaws longer to the left of the Democrats, if you think of the Obama years. Because Obama was – all of the Republican Allusions to the Despite – always a rather pragmatic middle-of politicians, not ideological, left-wing: He has put together rescue packages for banks, millions of illegal immigrants to deport, the domestic Oil and gas production pushed forward, the drone war expanded, and hardly anything against the weapons flood in the country made. When Obama won with this course elections, the party was still proud of him.
in the Meantime, however, the left-activist wing of the sound. The result is a clear shift to the left in the political program. In all the above-mentioned issues, the party is now demanding the opposite of what it has done to Obama. Even Obamacare, the big health insurance reform to the President, is for the party left, at best, a half-hearted step, not a permanent solution (read more here about why the Democrats from Obama to make a Problem).
Created: 17.11.2019, 19:46 PM