For decades, Democrats have positioned themselves as guardians of fiscal responsibility while Republicans happily hand tax cuts to the rich.
Trump's election isn't cause for reassessing politics as we know it. Shifts in the economy and political parties created an easy opening for him.
Ted Cruz is wrong. Workers in more social-democratic countries are richer and freer than in the US.
Trump's "rigged election" claims aren't new. The conservative movement has waged a war on electoral democracy since its inception.
New "soda tax" measures show just how narrow the liberal vision has become.