Democrats

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The Democrats are damned if they nominate Sanders. And damned if they don’t

15 February 2020 3:17 pm

It might be a stretch to compare the ugly-but-not-violent warfare of American politics in 2020 with the explosive politics of…

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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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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…

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How Democrats lost the Impeachment War — and probably 2020

11 December 2019 9:46 pm

The Democratic party is dying from its hatred of President Trump. The impeachment fiasco is just the latest symptom. After…

Is Joe Biden the Democrat’s Jeb Bush?

3 July 2019 2:52 am

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when Joe Biden was the man to beat in the race to…

Beto O’Rourke is the big loser in the Democratic debate

27 June 2019 3:13 pm

Notepads out, pencils in-hand, and water at the ready, a pack of Democratic presidential candidates did battle last night in…

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Why Joe Biden can’t win

29 May 2019 11:56 pm

Like the poor according to Jesus of Nazareth, Joe Biden we will always have with us, or so it seems.…

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The 2020 Democrats you’re likely to see at the debates

29 May 2019 11:23 pm

Televised debates are one of the great mysteries of electoral politics. One major gaffe can sink a candidate, they say.…

Why the Republican elite couldn’t stop Donald Trump

19 March 2016 9:00 am

The political climate that brought about his rise is in fact a worldwide phenomenon

Donald Trump's angry America

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Welcome to Trump’s America, where greed is great and viciousness beautiful

How Bernie Sanders stole Hillary Clinton’s youth vote

13 February 2016 9:00 am

They’re both very old, but Sanders won the youth vote

Compared to Trump, Hillary can't be that bad. Can she?

12 December 2015 9:00 am

A Trump vs Clinton tussle for the US presidency is now likely. She can’t be that bad . . . can she?