I’m old enough to remember when political candidates tended to take positions that were popular with the people who, they hope, will vote for them. That’s not what the Democratic candidates for president are doing this year as shown at last week’s debates. Consider what Bret Stephens, no Trump supporter by a long shot, wrote last week:

*What conclusions should ordinary people draw about what Democrats stand for . . . Here’s what: a party that makes too many Americans feel like strangers in their own country. A party that puts more of its faith, and invests most of its efforts, in them instead of us.


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