Progressive Democrats have been trying to get their policy wants since before the 2020 election that paid off FOR Democrats…
Hoping for Senator ‘s Sanders and Warren….
That fell flat after the South Carolina Democratic Presidental primary ….
Them Democrats in that state, mostly Black’s…..
Went with the moderate Joseph Biden….
And THAT wasn’t all…
The media made Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) the poster woman for the Democratic Left…
She shared the spotlight with other members of her ‘squad’….
And we got to watch AOC go after Moderate Democrats….
And THAT burned establishment , swing district and moderate Democrats….
It’s 2022 and the ‘word’ IS Republicans will notch up majorities in the House and Senate….
This has mobilised some PAC’s to come to support those establishment and moderate Democrats that seem to have been lost in the media and fundraising area….
A tidal wave of PAC money is transforming Democratic primaries, blindsiding left-wing candidates who went into the cycle targeting a handful of safe seats. Last year’s U.S. House special election in Cleveland, where last-minute money helped beat former Sanders presidential campaign co-chair Nina Turner, left a playbook behind — one that some pro-business and pro-Israel groups hope they can use to defend like-minded candidates against liberal challenges.
“Our goal is to build the biggest bipartisan coalition in Congress for the U.S.-Israel relationship,” said Patrick Dorton, a spokesman for the United Democracy Project. “We’re monitoring 10 to 15 more races with candidates who are out of the mainstream of the Democratic Party on the issue of U.S.-Israel relations and inconsistent with the pro-Israel positions of President Biden.”…..
Other PACs with no particular focus on Israel have been spending to defeat left-wing candidates, often by portraying centrist candidates as more effective liberal legislators. While Cisneros has worked to make her race a referendum on abortion, Mainstream Democrats, a PAC supported by LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, is running ads that muddy the issue, highlighting Cuellar’s opposition to a complete abortion ban…
“The idea is that Democrats are going to get slaughtered in the midterms, the remaining caucus in the House is going to be super liberal, and that’s going to hamper us forever,” Weaver said, explaining the rationale he was hearing from Democratic consultants who want to keep the left out of office. “So, they say we’ve got to spend our money to kill progressive candidates, and save Democratic seats, so that the party is more centrist.”
Left-wing groups have not been able to match the PAC spending, and in some races, they haven’t even tried…..