Moderates used to be cool. Now they’re so 1986. And if they’re considered old-fashioned now, they might be extinct in a few more years. Could a Bill Clinton circa 1992 win a Democratic primary today? Could a 1988 George H.W. Bush win a Republican one? Not only are poor moderates on the endangered list in America, those hunting them are still filling tags.
For the most recent example, newly elected Democrat darling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has put moderates in her crosshairs, figuratively speaking. (It’s hard to get a gun legally in New York.) The New