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Durbin cautions Dems not to “overdo” their Leftness




(CNN) reports that Sen. Dick Durbin, the number two Democrat in the Senate, said in a radio interview Sunday that his party could lose to President Donald Trump in 2020 if they "overdo it" and become too liberal.

The Illinois senator was asked on a local Chicago radio program about comments made by Democratic Rep. Cheri Bustos, which the host characterized as a warning to fellow Democrats that if the party becomes too liberal, they would give Trump another term.

"We need to be balanced," Durbin said on "Connected to Chicago" on WLS-AM on Sunday. "She's right about that. And as downstater like her, I understand she represents a challenging district. We don't give up on our values, but we better be sensitive too that there are people with more moderate views, and people who may disagree with some parts of the Democratic platform as they as they are presented. We've got to be open to that possibility.
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  1. ACLU speakers were recently shouted down at an East Coast university for being “white racists.”
    Just how does Durbin expect he will satisfy the gaggle of “social justice warriors” (BLM, LaRaza, Antifa, etc) that he and his friends have unleashed – and somehow still appeal to mainstream America?