February 21, 2017

Reeling From Loss, Teachout Moves Left Of Maddow

Carpetbagger Zephyr Teachout lost by 9 points last year because her left-wing views were closer to the socialism of Bernie Sanders than the pragmatism of New York’s 19th congressional district.

Professor Teachout hasn’t learned any lessons from her loss and is now doubling-down on her rhetoric to target Neil Gorsuch in a over-the-top Washington Post op-ed. Apparently, Teachout is unaware that Gorsuch that has been praised by individuals on both sides of the aisle. Even Rachel Maddow, who has had Teachout on her show, called Gorsuch a “mainstream” pick.

MADDOW: It seems like the choice of Judge Gorsuch is a relatively mainstream choice you might expect from any Republican president.

Memo to Teachout: if you want to connect with voters, being to the left of Rachel Maddow might work in your previous homes of New York City or Vermont. But it’s not a good place to be in NY-19.