Category: Politics

Amy Klobuchar 13

Amy, I Think I Could Stay With You

Amy’s focus on sensible changes rather than sweeping reforms earned her the derisive nickname “the Senator of small things.” Maybe that focus on small things is the way to go.

joe biden 69

Democratic Debates: Biden in the Middle

Night two of the second Democratic Debate has come and gone with a very simple dynamic: Joe Biden was center stage both in where he was standing and in being the focus of incoming fire.

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.

Puerto Rico 0

Upheaval in San Juan

Where we go from here…I don’t think anyone knows. But we once again find ourselves in interesting times.

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.

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