Bozell & Graham: 2020 Democrats are not 'moderate' but liberal media won't tell you that

On Sunday, The Washington Post editorial page led with a dramatic and rarely uttered fact check. The headline was “There Are No ‘Centrists’: The Democratic primary race is not a choice between change and the status quo.”

The article began by taking on an “unchecked assumption” that “the candidates are fighting an ideological war between ‘left’ and ‘center,'” saying that the narrative “is false, and hardly benign.” It’s now unfair to call the opponents of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren “moderates” when, in fact, all the candidates “have put forward ambitious, progressive platforms for reducing inequality and promoting access to health and education.”

The Post insisted, “every major Democratic candidate is running on an agenda to the left of Mr. Obama’s.” In this new leftist paradigm, former President Barack Obama is now on the conservative side, even though Newsweek greeted his ascension in 2009 with a cover story headlined “We Are All Socialists Now.”

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This was a candid and accurate admission by The Post. The same notion erupted on National Public Radio, of all places, this week the night before the New Hampshire primary. Reporter

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