Based on Hillary Clinton's transition team appointments, the progressive base has good cause to worry that her administration would be stacked with Washington/Wall Street insiders. The Sanders/Warren wing must insist on representation.
By going counter to common political wisdom about laying low in August, Hillary Clinton can disqualify Donald Trump as a potential president in the minds of voters and exacerbate divisions in the Republican Party.
After Trump's litany of irresponsible statements, including questioning the legitimacy of the election and considering using nuclear weapons, if Republican leaders don't unendorse Trump, their names will go down in infamy.
You're not a fan of Hillary Clinton. But you wake up on November 9 to a Trump presidency. Would you feel happy that Hillary had gotten her comeuppance and the revolution is closer? Or would you be sick to your stomach?
Democrats who chose Hillary Clinton because she was more electable may have picked the least electable Democrat and placed the country in danger of a proto-fascist President Trump. To recover, Clinton needs audaciousness, not caution.
Teddy Roosevelt proclaimed that in exercising power, the U.S. should "talk softly and carry a big stick." In contrast, each time there's a terror attack, Donald Trump speaks loudly, while his small fingers are wrapped around a tiny stick.