Egberto Willies, host of Politics Done Right on KPFT, says an awful lot of things with which I agree. Unfortunately, in my not-so-humble opinion, he either derives them from faulty premises or drives them toward faulty conclusions.
This afternoon I took a little time away from work for a medical appointment, and I had the pickup to get me to the clinic and back. On returning to work from the clinic, I caught a bit of PDR, including the weekly blog post. (Unfortunately, as of this writing, the link to the Blog of the Week is broken.)
The headline for this entry on the PDR website, is quite correct, in my estimation: It is [indeed] up to progressive activists to win the election in 2018, if their goal is to flip both house of Congress and some state legislatures to Democratic control. In his reading of the blog entry, Willies went on to make some excellent points, which I will take the liberty of expanding:
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