The scales have tipped against Republicans even holding the Senate in 2020. It doesn't matter who they run or on what platform they might stand on. Democrats will win. Whether it's Tarot, the bones, or the cracked crystal ball, every model I'm running right now is showing this.

So is this a time to hold back? To be conservative? To nominate handsy, bumbling, hair-sniffing Uncle Joe? because he reminds us of happier times? I suspect not. It's time to be bold, it's time for the left to move left and proudly claim that ground.

We may be socialists but we're not racists.