Left seeks leverage to move Biden

Chamberlain emphasized that his organization was simply seeking a fulfillment of the things outlined by the task force, rather than the kind of wishlist progressives might advance in an ideal world.

“We are going to be pushing Biden to be as bold as his campaign promises,” he said. “These issues are clear but they are nowhere near as bold as what progressives would ideally want. This is ‘bold for a centrist.’”…

“I think the left overestimates how many people agree with their agenda,” one Democratic strategist complained. “It is the curse of only talking to people who agree with you. The election was, I think, a wake-up call if you look at the actual data. Short of the presidential [election], Democrats got their asses kicked.”