The Google policy blog has this excellent post explaining the “blocking premium” and “incumbent discount” concepts in bidding. I’ve sprinkled pieces of this in variuous posts, but this really lays it out nicely in one place.
Dems need to get over their fear that having open, honest debates about what the party should stand for is self-destructive. 2 the contrary, self-destruction comes from sweeping things under the rug until they messily explode. /1