The Left Should Learn From The UK Election

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Working-class jobs don't matter. We can easily replace them. West Virginians won't mind installing solar panels instead of mining coal. Such was the callous sentiment behind the statement of former Vice President Joe Biden when asked last about the left's green revolution. Would he move forward with green policies that directly killed hundreds of thousands of blue-collar jobs?

"The answer is yes," Biden said, assuring viewers the workers would find better, higher-paying jobs.

With that statement, Biden highlighted the left's detachment from people on the ground in the great American flyover country -- composed of the Rust Belt, Bible Belt, Midwestern and Southern states that elected President Donald Trump. The left's problem with rural America is one part economic, ten parts cultural. Just look to Great Britain.



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