A well-meaning conservative: Trust me Democrats, you’re risking it all by going too far left

The following opinion column by yours truly ran on Florida Politics, was intended as a satire but was construed by that site’s readers mostly in earnest, which I think makes me a bad satire writer, so there’s that. 

Just because the progressive positions that got airtime on the debate stage are broadly popular and sound policy doesn’t mean Democrats should feel the need to embrace them.

As the proud great-great-great-grandson of Norwegian great-great-great-grandparents who came to this great country fleeing the Great Potato Blight in hopes of finding freedom, a better future, and waffle fries, I was appalled by the rhetoric on display during the most recent Democratic primary debates this week.

Let’s rewind.

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