New Republic produces another wine by a progressive still dealing with Trump's win.
They think the blue areas have the money, and should keep it themselves.
But the writer does understand what happened in 2016.
This letter is not intended as one more postmortem on what went wrong: on how the media should have done a better job, or how Hillary Clinton was a bad, bad, terribly bad candidate, the worstest candidate that ever was. Granted, it was Clintonism as a political philosophy, as practiced not only by both Clintons but also by President Obama and many others, that put the final stake in the heart of the Democratic Party as a national entity.