Democrats didn't 'go high' in 2017. No one did.

This was the year everyone went low

Going low.
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Can we all agree that 2017 was not a good year for anybody in particular?

I don't know where The New Republic's Graham Vyse spent much of the last 12 months — somewhere beautiful and quiet, I hope — but it cannot have been anywhere in the United States of America. You would have to be an especially uncompromising neo-Luddite freshly returned from a year-long hunt in northern Iceland to claim with a straight face that this has been "the year Democrats won by 'going high.'"

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