The defeat was most likely the final political blow to one of the nation’s most divisive elected officials. Good riddance to bad rubbish.
As a media strategy, Elizabeth Warren’s “Fighting Digital Misinformation” plan makes sense. As far as persuading voters, it’s highly questionable strategery.
Joe Biden in the front, with others thinking, wishing, and hoping it wasn’t so, but no one in the Democratic field actually doing anything about it.
Politically, for the 2020 election cycle, we as a nation are going to get a really poor return for our time invested in Iowa.
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
Over the weekend, most of the Democratic hopefuls took their turn on the “soap box” at the Iowa State fair, which brought “pulse of the people” interviews.
It has received shockingly little coverage, but parts of the Upper Mid-West are suffering some of the worst flooding seen in a generation, if not longer.
Iowa demonstrates that the Trump electoral strategy is not going to work, that Bernie has a long way to go if he wants to beat HRC, and that Marco Rubio may in fact have a chance against Ted Cruz.
Structurally, Marco Rubio has all the advantages. That might not be enough.