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The rise of the New New Left
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By Pat Cunningham
Sept. 14, 2013 11:05 a.m.

In THIS LONGISH ANALYSIS, Peter Beinart says Bill de Blasio’s victory in New York City’s Democratic mayor primary election is “part of a vast shift that could upend three decades of American political thinking.”

Maybe Bill de Blasio got lucky. Maybe he only won because he cut a sweet ad featuring his biracial son. Or because his rivals were either spectacularly boring, spectacularly pathological, or running for Michael Bloombergís fourth term. But I donít think so. The deeper you look, the stronger the evidence that de Blasioís victory is an omen of what may become the defining story of ...
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