The DNC Platform Committee is more conservative than Republicans

The Democratic National Committee has released its platform, and it is nothing if not the embodiment of Joe Biden’s famous pronouncement that “I have no empathy for it.”

Writing for The Nation, John Nichols notes of the platform:

[It] also pulls its punches on a host of other issues, from marijuana legalization, an end to qualified immunity for police officers, the placing of conditions on aid to Israel, a federal jobs guarantee, and a comprehensive approach to developing and implementing a…