Success is a dirty word, to progressives

FailureSuccessElizabeth Warren’s recent speech to set the waypoints for the progressive way forward reminds me of another journey she took us on. That journey is worth revisiting to remind us of her singular vision of progressivism, devoid of the 11 point window dressing.

As journeys are a metaphor for life, the road is often bumpy with the destinations few and far between. In life, the desire to succeed is frequently accompanied by the taste of failure. You push yourself to achieve your goals and find short lived rewards of accomplishment. You have worked hard for what you achieve and what you have. They are your rewards and your legacy that measure your success.

Yet the progressive view of success, the cycle of accomplishment and reward, is summed up by Elizabeth Warren’s previous statement:

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