Democratic primaries 2020

bernie

Bernie devours Warren

24 January 2020 5:47 am

Just four months ago, Elizabeth Warren seemed to poised to storm the Democratic nomination. In the first days of October,…

mike bloomberg

Is ‘Mini Mike’ a growing threat to Trump?

22 January 2020 8:51 pm

Should Bernie Sanders become the Democratic presidential nominee, expect the media to overuse these sprightly English expressions: ‘between a rock…

bernie sanders

Bernie Sanders doesn’t want to win

22 January 2020 9:43 am

Why is Bernie Sanders running for president? The 70-some-year-old pop culture curmudgeon has gone through all the motions of showing…

femocrats

The sad death of the Femocrats

22 January 2020 3:29 am

Their blazers are bright, but their futures are not. Elite women Democrats have faced a brutal reckoning over the past…

bernie bros

My evening with the Bernie Bros

17 January 2020 7:10 am

The stench of beer and cheap deodorant filled the bar in which the ‘Bernie Bros’ were meeting. The scene looked…

iowa

In Iowa, Democrats tell farmers no new jobs until Greta Thunberg is happy

15 January 2020 9:12 pm

We were four minutes in, somewhere on the outskirts of Mideast foreign policy, when the boredom began to take hold.…

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Warren’s dirty trick against Bernie proves she’s the new Hillary

15 January 2020 8:27 am

The next time Elizabeth Warren offers you a beer, be sure not to turn your back on her lest she…

sanders

Bernie Sanders is back — and Donald Trump is delighted

14 January 2020 10:30 pm

Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign looked listless back in October. Sure, the Vermont senator and 2016 Democratic party runner-up still had…

money

Progressives should now admit their outrage about ‘money in politics’ is confected

14 January 2020 1:27 am

There’s a funny silence where the complaints about ‘money in politics’ used to be. The latest numbers on amounts spent…

lose

How to lose votes and bore people

11 January 2020 3:54 am

This article is in The Spectator’s January 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. If we can’t be governed, we may as well be…

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Meow! Claws out for Mayor Pete at LA Democratic debate

20 December 2019 4:57 pm

It may be only the third time in American history the president has been impeached but it’s the first time…

kamala harris

Kamala Harris is not your vice president

13 December 2019 5:32 am

Little over a week on from the sad demise of the Kamala Harris presidential campaign, the California senator is the…

michael bloomberg

Will Michael Bloomberg break double digits?

4 December 2019 2:30 pm

The big news on Monday this week was that latecomer billionaire presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg had ‘surged’ past Sen. Kamala…

kamala harris

Kamala Harris’s downfall has been obvious for months

4 December 2019 2:14 pm

The most meme-friendly and amusing explanation for Kamala Harris’s demise is that she was splattered by Tulsi Gabbard over the…

mike michael bloomberg

Who likes Mike?

25 November 2019 12:30 am

This article is in The Spectator’s December 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. It’s springtime for billionaires. Former New York mayor and media…

atlanta

The Democrats’ open mic night in Atlanta

21 November 2019 3:18 pm

Fear not everyone — there are only seven Democratic debates left this cycle. As if the prospect of a fifth…

michael bloomberg

For some reason, Michael Bloomberg thinks he should be president

8 November 2019 10:18 am

Who would you like to see better represented in the already-crowded Democratic primary? Septuagenarians? Centrists? Or billionaires? For those of…

primary

Seven candidates who could save the Democrats in 2020

29 October 2019 1:51 am

Has there ever been a more cack-handed, sloppy bunch of goons than these Democratic candidates? Ancient Joe Biden looks like…

warren

Big Squaw E. Warren speaks with forked tongue

29 October 2019 1:41 am

This article is in The Spectator’s November 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. Absent the appearance of a last-minute deus (or dea) ex…

warreh

Elizabeth Warren is the Hillary Clinton of 2020

24 October 2019 5:46 am

This article is in The Spectator’s November 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. How did Elizabeth Warren, a left-wing populist, become the candidate…

tulsi gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard: a Gandhi in Lycra

22 October 2019 2:17 am

Andrew Yang claimed to be surprised that the media dubbed Tulsi Gabbard the first Asian American to run for the…

invective

The age of invective

21 October 2019 6:50 pm

A healthy democracy requires free speech and free assembly, tolerance for different views, and peaceful transfers of power among contending parties. It requires…

tulsi

Tulsi Gabbard was a dove on the warpath

17 October 2019 3:45 am

It was never especially plausible that Tulsi Gabbard would follow through on her threat to boycott last night’s presidential debate.…

ohio

2020 Democrats shapeshift into moderates in Ohio

17 October 2019 2:07 am

Tuesday night’s presidential debates reminded Americans of the opposition party’s greatest superpower, shapeshifting, as the candidates we’ve come to know…

andrew yang

Andrew Yang is 2020’s ad blocker candidate

15 October 2019 12:45 am

Every so often, a political candidate rises to the fore fueled by the grievances of people who are seriously annoyed.…