When the Soviet Union was in existence. When the Kremlin was its center. When the West (other than the CIA and MI6, maybe) knew who was rising and who was falling was to see which member of the Politburo sat closest to the Party Secretary.

Read the following brief snippets. Look at the differences between the Moderates and the Left in the Democratic Party. Who is winning and by how much? Remember. The Democrats need Moderates to ensure that they have a majority in House. The Democrats need enthusiastic voters from districts where both Moderates and those on the Left come from in order to elect a Democratic President.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the leader and one of two members of The Squad who defeated a long-standing Member of Congress in a primary, announced that there would be more primaries to come.

The DCCC, chaired by Representative Cheri Bustos, announced that the DCCC would prohibit any Democratic consultants from working with incumbent Democrats if they worked with any insurgent to defeat an incumbent in a primary.

Ilhan Omar was criticized for her complaint. She said she was being asked to have allegiance to a foreign power. She wanted to be more critical of Israel. She was accused of being anti-Semitic. By moderate Democrats. By Republicans. By President Trump.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi was pressed by moderate Democrats and Republicans to pass a resolution denouncing anti-Semitism; perhaps even denouncing Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitism. Instead, led by Nancy Pelosi, the House passed a resolution denouncing racial and religion bigotry, including anti-Semitism.