2020 election

anti-nationalism

Trump takes on anti-nationalism

4 July 2020 9:44 pm

Even the most ardent Trumpist must admit that it has been a bad few months for the President. The COVID-19…

jared kushner

Prodigal son-in-law

3 July 2020 2:12 pm

A friend in Washington saw Jared and Ivanka at a couple of smart DC dinner parties in the first year…

african american

Trump’s African American ‘silent minority’ could swing the election

2 July 2020 1:34 am

Donald Trump’s efforts to broaden his appeal to the African American community are bearing fruit. Rasmussen polling noted in early…

kushner

The Kushner conundrum

1 July 2020 2:01 pm

After a string of broken promises, policy disappointments and sinking poll numbers, the populist wing of the Republican party knows…

ola hawatmeh

Fashion designer vs former rapper: the 2020 election you need to follow

1 July 2020 2:00 am

Ola Hawatmeh, the Republican nominee for New York’s 19th congressional district, doesn’t bring many surprises to the table policy-wise. She’s…

Steve Bannon

Is Bannon back?

30 June 2020 5:44 am

Has the Trump campaign finally grown desperate enough to bring back Steve Bannon? The double whammy of the COVID-19 pandemic…

donald trump jobs polls

Don’t write off Donald Trump

26 June 2020 10:48 pm

New polling this week spells more bad news for President Trump. Nationally, and in battleground states, former Vice President Joe…

biden brexit britain

Why Biden might be better for Brexit Britain

25 June 2020 1:59 pm

At the best of times, US presidential elections require the British government to walk a tightrope. In 1992, a Tory…

cannibalism

The right’s cannibalism problem

24 June 2020 11:49 pm

The right has a cannibalism problem. It gleefully attacks and eats its own. The left silently watches Republican after Republican…

rentiers

The rioters and the rentiers

24 June 2020 2:51 am

It was inevitable that the wave of destructive rioting and looting that has swept through cities that are almost all…

joe biden

The Biden factor is difficult to calculate

17 June 2020 1:18 am

The final stage of the election campaign and its result will depend on four factors: management of the balance between…

neocons

Neocons come home to roost

14 June 2020 4:24 am

Dolphins returned to the canals of Venice during the COVID-19 lockdown, and neoconservatives are returning to the Democratic party. Bill…

baltimore

Is change on the horizon in Baltimore?

13 June 2020 6:09 am

Crime-ridden Baltimore finally dodged a bullet this week. The bullet, in this case, was former mayor Sheila Dixon, who nearly…

black vote

Can Trump appeal to America’s black silent minority?

10 June 2020 8:37 am

One of the largest obstacles standing in the way of Donald Trump’s re-election is his weakness in every big city…

luck

Lady Luck has deserted Trump

4 June 2020 1:39 pm

‘The crime and violence that today afflicts our nation will soon come to an end,’ said Donald Trump on July…

amy klobuchar

Amy Klobuchar’s VP prospects are over

30 May 2020 3:40 am

Move over, Kamala — there’s a new bad sheriff in town. After the death of George Floyd at the hands…

right view

The Real White House Housewives

27 May 2020 4:27 am

Donald Trump views The View as if it were a spouse over the age of 60: with disdain. ‘Explain how…

VP

Joe Biden’s campaign has set feminism back decades

27 May 2020 1:11 am

As we inch closer to the Democratic National Convention in August, the question looms ever larger: who will Joe Biden…

Joel Payne on CBS News

Joe Biden’s ‘you ain’t black’ hole just gets deeper

26 May 2020 3:05 am

Democratic strategist Joel Payne was left ‘embarrassed’ after insinuating on TV that black Trump supporters were merely stock models paid…

joe biden mental frailty

Biden’s mental frailty makes him a Teflon candidate

23 May 2020 2:52 am

President Trump gets away with a lot because much of the world thinks he’s a buffoon. Former vice president Joe…

biden trump craziest 2020

Six months out — who will win the Electoral College?

22 May 2020 8:30 pm

With just under six months to go, now is a good time to assess where things stand in the 2020…

left

Is Trump more left-wing than Biden?

21 May 2020 2:01 pm

Just when it seemed that Donald Trump had finally committed political suicide — his notion of injecting disinfectant to cure…

stacey abrams

The Stacey Abrams presidency

20 May 2020 2:26 am

‘You don’t run for second place.’ That’s how Stacey Abrams responded when asked if she would consider being presidential hopeful…

steve bannon

Is it time to bring back Steve Bannon?

19 May 2020 8:19 am

Until recently, it seemed unlikely that Donald Trump would need to call on the services of his former strategist Steve…

economy

It isn’t necessarily the economy, stupid!

18 May 2020 7:59 pm

‘It’s the economy, stupid!’ With those now famous words, the Democratic strategist James Carville summarized the 1992 election between President…