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Is Hillary right? Do progressives need to back away from some principles?

By Andrew Cardozo      

Hillary Clinton offers an important, even if controversial warning that it is time to slow down and take stock of the progressive agenda. Time to be more strategic.

Hillary Clinton, pictured Nov. 2, 2016, at a campaign rally in Tempe, Arizona. 'I think Europe needs to get a handle on migration because that is what lit the flame,' Ms. Clinton recently said in what is perhaps the most important message to progressives by any senior progressive leader in recent times. Photograph courtesy of Gage Skidmore

OTTAWA—“I think Europe needs to get a handle on migration because that is what lit the flame,” Hillary Clinton recently said in what is perhaps the most important message to progressives by any senior progressive leader in recent times. In other words, rethink your progressive principles, or you run the risk of not only losing government, but a much larger undoing of all you stand for.

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