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Illustration by Andrea Nebhut In light of the recent stampede of Democratic presidential candidates dropping out of the race, one would hope that the field has finally been whittled down to the crème de la crème. However, to think that would mean you were terribly mistaken and utterly out of the loop. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York was the latest of a slew of dropouts that began with former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, but...

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Illustration by Ren Rader It never bothered me much in the past; in fact, I quite liked playing the role of the contrarian sometimes. People’s discomfort and confusion with my centrist ideology have always been an amusing thing to me. I have always been a born and bred Democrat that bleeds blue. However, I am a different kind of breed from the ones many of you typically hear about on MSNBC or read about in...