Tag Archives: Joe Biden

“What went wrong” in 2016? Are they kidding?






Going where the denial is thickest–in the news media As a rape survivor myself*, I believe Juanita Broaddrick. I listened to Ms. Broaddrick when she was interviewed on Dateline NBC back in 1999. I listened carefully to everything she said, and–as a lifelong registered Democrat myself–I believe her with all my heart. Her accusation was Read More

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Sanders’ claim to turnout is valid






Several commentators have disparaged Sen. Bernard Sanders’ argument that turnout will be vital to Democrats in November and that he can help the turnout. He is right on both counts. Commentators at MSNBC, CNN and now some of the networks have gotten on a train recently, though–pointing to the undoubted fact that Democratic turnout in Read More

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Grover Norquist Lost






Obama won, Grover Norquist lost 2012 election results are in, and Obama won. President Obama should also win Florida. That means an electoral college tally of 332-206. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which spent at least $28 million against Democrats, lost.   American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS, which spent $1 billion against the president and Read More

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In honor of Sunday morning, a prediction about Sunday morning






In honor of Sunday morning, a prediction about Sunday morning It’s Sunday morning, and we can expect that today’s morning talk shows will not be terse about the much-touted close and/or ‘tightening’ election. Close election is the moral indifferents’ ground game. It was their calling card; now it is their mantra. If it happens, it Read More

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Positive harbingers for Obama-Biden






Pre-election, looking warmer 2012 harbingers Yet another positive harbinger for the election, from a Democratic and democratic perspective: Citigroup’s CEO just abruptly resigned. Wall Street this fall did a little quiet house-cleaning. Doesn’t suggest that insiders see a wildly lenient Romney-Ryan ticket winning. Rep. Paul Ryan doesn’t seem to see that in his crystal ball, Read More

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Biden wins VP debate, Ryan gulps water






VP debate: Biden wins, Ryan gulps water   C-Span is great. A recommendation for future debate watchers: C-Span is the way to go. Public broadcasting is the way to go. They’re the channels for navigating between the false split-the-dif mindset on the networks, on one hand, and the self-caressing party-time mindset on cable, on the Read More

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