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Forum Post: ‘There Is Going to Be a War Within the Party. We Are Going to Lean Into It.’

Posted 1 week ago on Feb. 9, 2019, 9:39 p.m. EST by factsrfun (8243) from Phoenix, AZ
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"A typical “big donor” to the group is Arden Buck, an 84-year-old retired research engineer in Colorado who gave $10,000 after receiving a windfall insurance payout. I found him through public fundraising records; when I asked him how he found about Justice Democrats, he said he saw them mentioned on MSNBC and that he was driven by concern about greenhouse gases and wanted to give money to groups that could use it the most. “I am focused on climate change. If we don’t take care of the environment, social justice is beside the point,” he told me...."

This really jumped out at me, 84 years old but still concerned about the world he leaves behind, that is hopeful. The danger is easy to see if one looks, the problem is so few are willing to look. the quote is from here:

https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/02/04/the-insurgents-behind-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-224542

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