So why can’t the left win right now? The groundwork is set for their electoral success. The fat cats are getting fatter while the average worker is losing ground. How are conservatives, who are generally guardians of the status quo, still in power during a time of economic listlessness?
Because most Americans don’t agree with what you’re suggesting, which is that the only solutions to income inequality are redistributive solutions.
A paycheck is always going to be more larger and more desirable than a welfare check.
It seems to me that the problem is that “the left” (whatever that is these days) doesn’t really understand the people who are not “the left”.
If they did understand them, we probably wouldn’t be calling Trump president.