What does it mean for progressive politics that Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu won 35% and 40% of the New York state vote, respectively, in an almost-unfunded campaign against entrenched Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo?
What does it mean for office-holders like NY Mayor Bill DeBlasio to have supported Cuomo and his conservative-leaning running mate Kathy Hochul?
Gaius Publius & RJ Eskow explore the consequences of Democratic party leaders' continued espousal of unpopular positions in a time of progressive change. What does the New York Democratic primary battle tell us? What does it mean for the party in 2016?
Writer and radio host RJ Eskow talks with Americablog Contributing Editor Gaius Publius. Follow @Gaius_Publius @RJEskow
REFERENCED LINK: http://www.salon.com/2014/07/19/the_most_important_money_in_politics_race_this_year_why_lefty_tea_party_may_be_here/