Corporations demand the most Laissez-Fair capitalism they can get--until things go wrong. Then they want socialism for themselves while they fight paying for it for everyone else. If big corporations want capitalism, then let them have it.
The learning curve resulting from the 2000 election, however, was pretty steep. I learned that, for the left, presidential politics isn't about ideological purity. It can't be. We will always lose on that front. Presidential politics is chess in which your every move is premised on your endgame.
No, I'm not being sarcastic, and Democrats need to listen because I'm telling them why there will be no Blue Wave in 2018, and why Trump will be taking the Oath again in 2021.