Category: 2020 Election

Elizabeth Warren 21

Win it Warren

Symposium: With Elizabeth Warren, you have a candidate from a non-elite background, cares deeply about the struggles of everyday citizens, and one that rejects Trump.

Debates 41

Democratic Debates: The Moderates Strike Back

The problem with the two night debate format is with the front runner in second night, most of what happened here will be forgotten about come tomorrow evening.

Andrew Yang 125

Andrew Yang: Think. Different.

Symposium: The only thing we know about the future is that it’s going to be very, very different from the present. Andrew Yang knows that.

Bernie Sanders 78

The Case for Bernie Sanders

Symposium: The Sanders’ candidacy (and hopefully, eventual presidency) is an important step re-situating the Democratic Party as one built around the needs of working people and as a bulwark against right-wing populism.

Marianne Williamson 96

Love Will Win

Symposium: Marianne Williamson 2020. It’s HER job to inspire people.

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Kamala Harris

Symposium: Harris carries with her an opportunity that no other Democratic candidate brings: the possibility of beating back the white-nationalist/alt-right wing of the Republican Party

Beto O'rouke 88

Vote Beto Because Why Not

Symposium: We need reconciliation and thus we need a candidate willing to help foster that.

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Jay Inslee For President

Symposium: Vote for the candidate who believes there’s a real existential crisis that has to be addressed.

Mueller 28

Tuning Out

However you want to divvy it up, spin it, analyze it, or otherwise talk around it, there is a definitive trend line of lessening interest at each mile post of the Mueller investigation.

ruth bader ginsburg 39

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Voice of Reason

Asked about several Democratic candidates for president proposing to raise the number of Supreme Court justices, the Associate Justice was not impressed

tea party 83

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.