Why is the mainstream left ignoring American militarism?

by Glen Wallace

Question: Is the Democratic left engaging in emphasizing socioeconomic domestic policies at the expense of largely ignoring American militarism and military imperialism in a similar way that the Republican right wing emphasizes social conservatism at the expense of ignoring populist economic principles that would support working class Republican Party supporters?  I have in minds specifically Elizabeth Warren’s, when questioning Mattis during appointment hearings, not addressing any of General Mattis’s actions or lack of action involving the alleged war crimes committed under his watch during the Iraq war.  Instead, Warren just asked the General questions about making sure that the military bases in Warren’s state wouldn’t be eliminated.

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