The not-so-backlash "backlash" to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

A liberal candidate's success in her home district provides ammo for this contrarian take

How liberals feel when progressives win elections close to home

The takeaway: Left-Liberal primary challengers are (already) doing better than you might expect given the narrative surrounding them. Their polarizing effects, some argue, spell their downfall. Writers have implied that they face poor electoral prospects because they poll poorly among Americ…

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