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Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced Monday she is launching an exploratory committee for president in 2020.
“But the argument is about more than Obama. The people criticizing O’Rourke for taking fossil-fuel money don’t want to just prevent the Democratic Party from modeling its next presidential candidate on its last president. They want to overturn a model that has long dominated the party. Since the mid-20th century, Democrats have generally treated corporations as legitimate participants in the political process. Today, for the first time since the dawn of the Cold War, a powerful faction within the party wants to treat them as ideological adversaries instead.”
It used to be normal for candidates to accept corporate money. Now it’s seen as shameful.