I find it interesting that that entire list, with the exception of Ms. Harris, falls into the category of “Liberal from a Northeastern State”. That is a pattern that hasn’t worked for the Democrats since 1960.
Also interesting: Since 2010, more often than not, when the GOP runs a full-throated conservative against a traditional Republican for senatorial office…..the full throated conservative gets his or her head handed to them.
Americans, despite their recent dalliance with populism (on both sides, Trump and Sanders) like to elect more traditional politicians. I suspect that if there’s a Democrat who can actually win in 2020, it will be somebody like Joe Manchin, rather than a polarizing candidate who presents a target-rich environment for GOP opposition research.
Full-on liberals and full-on conservatives always seem like a good idea when the elections are years out, which is when only 20% of the population is paying attention to politics. Then, suddenly, when the rest of the electorate shows up and sounds off…….suddenly the radical candidates seem to lose their pulse.