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What Happens When Liberals Don't Compromise

Sean King: This is where progressives find themselves. When the preferred progressive candidate doesn't win, either because they ran a bad campaign, struggled in the two-party system, or lacked the support they needed in other ways, progressives too often proceed to tear down the establishment candidate. I'm not speaking in code here about Hillary Clinton, either. I've seen this in races all over the country.
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