It's easy to be a YouTube host or bomb thrower on Twitter concluding someone is a sell out or a fraud. Lot harder to be in the halls of Congress and have to balance trying to fight for the entire progressive movement vs getting tangible things NOW for the people of your district
It’s imperative that voters let our elected officials and candidates know when they screw up – and also when they do well.
If all we do is heap praise and ignore their errors, they learn that they can make mistakes (or purposely screw us) without consequence. The idea that valid criticism is “infighting” or a “circular firing squad” is an old canard that should be put to rest.
His body recovered from his torment and became hale,
but the shadow of his pain was in his heart;
and he lived to wield his sword with left hand
more deadly than his right had been.