Tulsi Gabbard is running for president. Who is that, you may ask? Well, she’s a Democratic Congresswoman who represents the second district of Hawaii. She’s the first Samoan-American and first Hindu member of congress. She’s an Iraq War veteran. And, she took a political risk to step down as vice chair of the DNC to endorsed Bernie Sanders in his 2016 run for president.
Probably because of this, Gabbard is generally referred to as a progressive by both msm and online. And on numerous issues she does support progressive policies. She’s pro choice, she opposed TPP, and, very crucially for me, supported the restoration of the 1933 Glass-Steagall Act. She’s also opposed cuts to medicare and social security, supports universal health care, and protested the Dakota Access Pipeline.
But there is more to Tulsi Gabbard than her recent progressive politics. In this video I will delve into five areas of potential concern for the presidential candidate, to give at least a partial answer to this question:
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