Daniel Greenfield writes:
The left did not mourn the mass destruction of the moderates. Instead it celebrated the growing purity of the Democrats as a movement of the hard left. It did not notice or care that it was no longer a political force outside a limited number of cities. It anticipated that voters would have no choice but to choose it over the "extremist" Republicans.
It proved to be very, very wrong.Of course, Democrats will tell you they lost because of the Russians. Or the FBI. Or the FBI. Or lazy millennials. Or (Fill in the blank).
The democrats lost because they became the party of gender identity politics and racial grievances and they forgot their base, the middle class whites that traditionally supported them.