The 2020 Democratic field can be almost split down the middle these days.
One on side, you have the old guard Democrats like Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg, who exemplify the statesmen aesthetic that a great many older Americans are accustomed to voting for.
Opposite them stand the socialist and ultra-progressives like Bernie Sanders, whose radical views on the future on the nation have energized a massive youth movement within the Democratic Party itself.
It’s that latter group whose hopes have likely been dashed however, thanks to the resounding result of the United Kingdom’s latest election.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling Boris Johnson’s decisive victory in Britain’s election the “canary in the coal mine” for the Democratic Party about its chances of unseating President Trump in 2020.
Why it matters: The latest entry to the Democratic presidential primary field said Friday the U.K. results reinforce the idea that it’s simply not enough for Democrats to assume they will beat Trump next year.
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