Busting The “Conservative Nation” Myth

Isaiah J. Poole

There is more ammunition progressive leaders can use to push for a bold policy agenda in a new report by the Campaign for America’s Future and Media Matters for America. That report says what we know instinctively but too many in Congress and in the political establishment seem unable or unwilling to accept: that the American majority is, in fact, a progressive majority.

Eric Lotke, research director for the Campaign for America’s Future, spells it out in a commentary for TomPaine.com: “America is more progressive than people think—or, more precisely, than the conventional wisdom would lead them to believe. From the economy to social issues, terrorism to trade, Americans want politicians who recognize that we’re all in it together.”

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