The Most Progressive Candidate for Governor is the Most Outlandish

The policy objectives of Shri Thanedar’s Michigan gubernatorial campaign are farfetched.

TV ads by Shri have covered a range of topics, from highlighting his immigration status,…

Though Shri was unsure of which party’s nomination to run for, he has styled himself as the “most progressive candidate for governor.” I detect a hint of pander. If you don’t know if you’re a republican or democrat and proceed to advocate outlandish policy objectives, you might be fishing for support. It’s entirely plausible that Shri Thanedar genuinely holds these “progressive” views, but even admitted socialists strain to get much traction on these views alone.