Sometimes I feel like Warden Ranken, trapped inside the engine on that disaster-bound train in Andrei Konchalovski's epic movie from 1985.
I have explained to our elected Republicans over and over again (Liz Cheney included) that you cannot fight the left by just calling them socialists. You have to fight them on issues - and explain what your alternative is, and why and how it is better for low-income and middle-class families.
Sadly, the Republicans won't listen. If they continue to think that all you need to do is throw political labels around, the left will win. My latest essay on Larson's Political Economy gives an example of what they will do to our great country: