California Dems’ hard-left turn could be the whole party’s future

California Dems’ hard-left turn could be the whole party’s future

How far left is the Democratic Social gathering headed? Look to California, the place final month’s state occasion conference went off the deep finish.

The primary signal of lunacy was the delegates’ refusal to endorse impeccably liberal Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

She misplaced out by 37 p.c to 54 p.c to Kevin de Leon, president professional tempore of the state Senate, who guarantees primarily to be obsessively anti-Trump.

Equally, the delegates put former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa final among the many occasion’s 4 candidates for governor — though he’s tied in polls of Democratic voters with former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who got here out on high on the conference.

Villaraigosa’s sin? As mayor, he supported constitution faculties and jousted with the lecturers unions, rightly calling them “the most important impediment to creating high quality faculties.”

Lastly, the conference took a pointy anti-Israel flip, adopting planks in assist of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions motion and slapping the Israel Protection Forces.

Traditionally, the Golden State has been a harbinger of nationwide traits. If that holds true, the entire Democratic Social gathering is headed proper . . . er, left . . . off the cliff.