As we have said, it is/was a different game with Trump. Today he tacks away from the Freedom Caucus.
We’ve got to admit. Trump is exasperating, fascinating, and just fun to cover.
Sorry Dems. Probably time to start coming to terms with reality.
But who knows? Maybe the boogeyman connection exists. There’s always hope right? And reality is such a pain. Better to live in the fever dream.
I thought the Republicans were supposed to be the party to blow up.
The Democrats might not be totally dead, but they are a regional party at this point. And they don’t have very good prospects.
This is an interesting article because it hints of the tectonic shifts going on in the electorate. Some shifts, like Pennsylvania going Republican are obvious. Others are much more subtle, the result of quiet movements in political magma bubbling under the surface.
In the attached article, Politico (being Politico) makes sure to trot out the already tired memes of Tumptist racism. The article also perpetuates the “Steve Bannon is a ‘white nationalist’” bit. (Which for the record,
This is an article that needs to be read.
Both conventions will no doubt be ridiculous spectacles. But Uber feels that the spectacle in the City of Brotherly Love is more politically advantageous than hanging with Republicans. This despite the fact that Democrats across the nation have fought Uber’s efforts to expand at every turn and that both Clinton and Sanders have been highly critical of the company. (This is actually one of the main reasons Uber is passing on Cleveland of course. They are intimidated and figure Clinton will likely win so it’s not worth being “tarnished”
My favorite part of this video is when a guy holding a Bernie sign looks over at the other side of the room and says, “Democracy… You got something against it?”
Lights were turned on. Old people got upset. (As did the young people.) It was ugly. I’ve got to figure out which convention I’m going to go see this year and at this point the Democratic convention looks like it will be the most fun to watch.
I have to say, this lady does an excellent Hillary Clinton. And a pretty good Bernie Sanders.
Having 3rd party candidates on the debate stage would only be good for the Republic. The debates are controlled by a political cartel and they should be broken open.
Remember Coke and Pepsi are not OPPOSITES, just flavors. Same for the Dems and the GOP.