Democratic primaries 2020

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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…

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Biden’s denial doesn’t close the door on the Tara Reade accusation

2 May 2020 4:06 am

Joe Biden finally went on the record Friday denying he sexually assaulted Tara Reade. It took 39 days and multiple…

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We need to talk about Democrats on TikTok

1 May 2020 11:36 pm

With his usual haunts closed thanks to the COVID-19 lockdown, Cockburn has been clamoring for a new source of entertainment.…

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Will Hillary be Biden’s VP?

29 April 2020 6:21 am

Far be it from Cockburn to compare a former secretary of state to a venereal disease, but perhaps Fox News…

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Is Bernie Sanders the Barry Goldwater of the left?

21 April 2020 6:09 am

Forgive the analogy that follows. Is Bernie Sanders the Barry Goldwater of the left? Has Sanders, to echo the words…

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Bernie lost because he’d already won

9 April 2020 4:04 am

So — it turns out there are no socialists in pandemic elections. Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign, which in…

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How delaying the DNC helps Biden

3 April 2020 9:01 am

Joe Biden keeps getting more unconventional. It started when he delivered short speeches and one-word answers like ‘yes’ or ‘no’.…

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Why Tulsi backed Biden

20 March 2020 12:04 pm

Though neither her supporters and detractors wanted to hear it, Tulsi Gabbard was always clear that she would support the…

Coughing crotchety codgers at a dull DC coronavirus debate

16 March 2020 1:01 pm

Two gentlemen considered at ‘high risk’ of contracting COVID-19 met tonight in the Washington DC studio of CNN, to pitch…

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Biden vs Trump: may the craziest man win!

12 March 2020 2:53 am

‘We are the United States of Amnesia,’ said Gore Vidal in 2004. These days, it’s more the United States of…

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Bedtime for Bernie

11 March 2020 2:08 pm

Dosvedanya, Bernie. The honeymoon with the Democratic primary has come to as decisive an end as his old romance with…

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Biden is the comeback kid — but is he ready for Trump?

11 March 2020 1:30 pm

Former vice president Joe Biden had an impressive showing on ‘Mini Tuesday’, crushing the delegate count and potentially sticking the…

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It’s time to take Joe Biden seriously

11 March 2020 12:14 pm

Everybody knows that Joe Biden’s mental health is a concern. We all understand that he is not the Democratic Party’s…

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Time to scrap the Goldwater Rule

11 March 2020 3:01 am

This article is in The Spectator’s April 2020 US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. There are few ironclad rules in…

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Trump could bury the Democrats for decades by embracing universal health coverage

11 March 2020 2:37 am

‘We’re going to have insurance for everybody.’ That was the promise Donald Trump made on healthcare in January 2017. ‘There was a…

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The amazing gracelessness of Elizabeth Warren

9 March 2020 3:00 am

The stars were out in force on Saturday Night Live last night — Daniel Craig, the Weeknd and, er, Elizabeth…

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Joe Biden, restoration man

8 March 2020 9:33 am

The results of Super Tuesday show that while Joe Biden can’t be described as coherent, the Biden campaign has found…

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Are you suffering from Elizabeth Warren Denial Syndrome?

7 March 2020 6:55 am

Elizabeth Warren did not die in a tragic accident yesterday. But judging by the reactions of America’s journalists and academics,…

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Coronavirus is Bernie Sanders’s running mate

7 March 2020 4:11 am

Donald Trump claimed his response to the coronavirus could ‘help, not hurt’ him in the 2020 election, but Cockburn suspects…

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Warren’s decision not to endorse a candidate is a kind of endorsement

6 March 2020 3:44 am

She wanted to be the Tin Lizzie of the presidential race, chugging to victory as the champion of the middle-class.…

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Warren stops persisting

6 March 2020 3:10 am

Being president just wasn’t in Elizabeth Warren’s DNA. The New York Times’s favorite candidate has nevertheless stopped persisting. After finishing…

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A short list of Biden backers who declared Trump mentally unfit for office

6 March 2020 1:30 am

If there ever were a theme to emerge from the Trump era it is this: hypocrisy. We’re all guilty, we…

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Super Tuesday’s real winner was Donald Trump

5 March 2020 4:13 am

Was I wrong, or only early? After Joe Biden’s win in the South Carolina primary, I wrote that his victory…

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2020, the Year of the Drunken Uncle

5 March 2020 3:20 am

How in the world did Chris Matthews get himself fired? To be sure, the man did stick his foot in…

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Is Joe Biden really a sure thing?

5 March 2020 1:15 am

How quickly the campaigns of Tom Steyer, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar — all billed as moderates — have assimilated…