Tyler Mills is a writer in Lee County and a former member of the Lee County Democratic Central Committee.
Note: This post is not implying that former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Jim Webb is still aligned with the Democratic Party. I am simply questioning whether the party is really a big tent any longer, if an honorable individual like Jim Webb cannot gain traction.
Are Democrats who hold views similar to Jim Webb’s still welcome in the party? President Barack Obama missed many opportunities to unite the country during his eight years in office. However, in my opinion, he was still a far better leader than Presidents Donald Trump or Joe Biden.
I wrote this piece because I am worried about the lack of diversity of thought within the Iowa Democratic Party.Continue Reading...