Essentially what you're arguing then is that progressives are the worse Democrats despite agreeing with the policies that people objectively want like Medicare for all, free community college, and ending corporate bailouts. The primary difference between neocons and progressives is that while they all claim to be for the working class, the neocons think they know better than the people what the people want and craft tax provisions that leave the ultra-rich alone... despite likely never being poor in their entire life and being criminally out of touch from only ever talking to other rich people and lobbyists throughout their entire day.This is why I think the dems are purposely disingenuous on high taxes helping the poor. They know better, but they use the politics of anger to get votes. Unless you have price controls, higher taxes doesn’t help a single poor person. Taxes are a necessary evil in A modern economy, but it isn’t a way to help poor working people.