Democrats on Twitter are attacking their own. In their crosshairs are moderate Democrats who didn’t support the national $15 minimum wage.
Progressive writer calls them out by name.
50 Republican senators opposed giving Americans a #FightFor15 raise. So did these members of the Senate Democratic Caucus:
— John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) March 9, 2021
Another left-influencer attacks moderates here
Stop calling them “moderate“ Democrats. What exactly is moderate about opposing legislation favored by the vast majority of the country? That’s far right conservatism.
— Mac 🍽 (@GoodPoliticGuy) March 4, 2021
Some Democrats believe Biden & Schumer aren’t strong enough.
Note: while the below account may not be, “democratic” per-say, it expresses a sentiment many on the left on Twitter have.
I honestly think that Joe Biden is not receiving enough blame for the minimum wage failure.
He is the de facto head the of the Democratic Party, he should be able to get moderate Democrats to vote for something a majority of the population supports.
8 Dems votes against it.
— Tracking Biden (@BidenTracking) March 5, 2021
Some even want them gone.
Now is the critical time to identify candidates who can successfully unseat the so-called moderate Democrats who are hindering efforts to pass the most popular & necessary legislation
— Bree Newsome Bass (@BreeNewsome) March 5, 2021
Democrats need to be able to pass their agenda to succeed. But 2020 should’ve taught them that they need moderates too. Biden won as a moderate. Intolerance towards their own moderates may kill their chances and allow the right to win back the Senate.