Fast Track

A Word of Caution About the “New” New Populist Movement

After reading Meteor Blades diary about the upcoming populist rally, I sifted through information about the stakeholders behind the event, and while I’ve made no definitive decision, yet, there are some red flags that can’t be ignored.

Perhaps the most alarming was an article written by Robert Borosage. Here is a rather large excerpt from the article:

4. Populist movements are an answer, not a threat.

The Fast Track to Oblivion

For six years, members of the OFA, and members of the Daily Kos have attacked progressives for opposing Obama’s pro-corporate agenda. The anger expressed on both sides has reached a boiling point; but now that authority for Fast Track is being “fast tracked” through Congress, a line in the sand has been crossed.