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The far left wages an internal fight: Help Democrats or reject the establishment?

Posted on AllSides September 3rd, 2023
From The Left
Savana Dunning/Newport Daily New / Savana Dunning/Newport Daily New

A progressive organizer backed by Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a good shot at winning a congressional special election in Rhode Island on Tuesday — and some on the left are not happy about it.

The local chapter of Democratic Socialists of America issued an unusual anti-endorsement of former state Rep. Aaron , urging supporters to “reject ‘progressives’ at the polls,” saying Thursday it was “disappointed in AOC and Bernie but not surprised” after the New York congresswoman endorsed Regunberg and the Vermont senator held a rally for him.

The Rhode Island chapter is...

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