Category: 2020 Election

tea party 24

RetConning the Tea Party

Whatever its genesis, a populist movement is always a populist movement, and they always end the same way.

Joe Biden 27

Joe Biden vs The Field

There are three tiers of presidential hopefuls right now: three Senators fighting for second place, the rest of the mess much lower, and Joe Biden all alone with a healthy lead.

Joe Biden 36

Biden Sings Same Song, Second Verse

Democratic primary frontrunner Joe Biden was unveiling his healthcare proposal, and the tagline he laid on folks sounds strangely familiar.

AOC 61

The House Knocks Back

It was inevitable that those seeking to knock down the House — the House who have their own constituencies, own concerns, and own political careers to worry about — would start knocking back.

elections 16

Elections In The Meantime

Everyone is transfixed on the battle for the Democratic Presidential Nomination, but there are some really interesting major races happening this fall.

Nancy Pelosi 101

House on Fire

Nancy Pelosi did not suddenly forget how to run the house, so the answer must be in the new makeup of her caucus.

debates 102

Debatable: The Slog in South Beach Part 1

10 candidates, almost as many moderators, 2 languages, 1 glaring technical glitch, and a whole lot of crosstalk: Night one of the Democratic debates is in the books.

Steve Bullock 85

Totally Fair Unfairness

Gov Bullock isn’t being excluded because he is from Montana, candidate Bullock is because he didn’t meet the absurdly low standard to be included.

debates 66

The Coming Debate Slog in South Beach

With two nights and 20 candidates, it is highly likely the debate festivities will be less Rumble in the Jungle and more Slog in South Beach.

debates 130

Undebatably Wrong

The DNC just screwed Elizabeth Warren. A foreseeable consequence of a poor decision.

quarterly performance review 4

Good, Bad, and Indifferent: QPR for 2Q

Opining on the interwebs doesn’t have quarterly performance reviews, but if it did, let’s see how some of the words I’ve put out into the ether have held up.