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November 15, 2013

Francis Wilkinson: Is Elizabeth Warren the face of a Democratic crackup?

I’ve heard from a few people lately that the Democratic Party is headed for the same kind of intraparty demolition that continues to plague Republicans. According to this view, Democrats haven’t reckoned with the looming entitlement disaster that will pit the party’s moderates, pruning shears in hand, against its left, which will latch onto current Social Security and Medicare funding like a militant tree hugger around an ancient sequoia.

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