Progressives and moderates divide in Tuesday’s Democratic debate

Democrats were sharply divided between progressive candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and their moderate rivals in Tuesday night’s debate.

Brendan Smialowski and Michael Mathes reported at Yahoo News that “fault lines emerged immediately in the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primary race, with lesser-known candidates taking sharp digs and warning that forcing radical change could ensure President Donald Trump's re-election.”

According to Smialowski and Mathes, Tuesday was the longest “sustained attack” by moderates on the progressives “big-idea platforms.” Warren and Sanders, who share similar political ideals and are currently tying in polls for second behind former vice president Joe Biden, were fending off attacks from the rest of the Democrats on almost every topic of the night.

As RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tweeted, voters witnessed "a doubling down on Democrats radical, socialist proposals."

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H/T: Yahoo