No, Democrats would not be conservative in Europe

A myth that won't die, writes Magdi Semrau.

“In Europe, Democrats would be conservative.” This assertion is so pervasive in American discourse that it has been repeated by both politicians and journalists. In a piece in Foreign Policy, Carlo Invernizzi Accetti said this of former Vice President Joe Biden in March of last year. “The Democratic front-runner’s ideology has less to do with Obama or t…

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