From throwing adulterers under the bus (Edwards, Spitzer, Clinton) to Bernie’s refusal to join the party to the shameful case of Obama refusing to pardon Don Siegelman–AL draws a common link between seemingly random instances: Democrats don’t show loyalty to each other. He also explains why red state Democrats feel so abandoned, many choose to… Read More »
Don’t get me wrong, Democrats have been my party for my entire life and probably will continue to be so unless something drastic changes in the GOP’s regard to income inequality, abortion, healthcare, always taking the side of the powerful, corporate donations, and especially environmental issues. Still, asking Democrats to plan and execute a successful… Read More »
How do Democrats lose? Alabama Liberal explains how Democrats take a big issue and make it small while Republicans take a small issue and make it big.
A few days ago, a new podcast episode all about the differences between Republican sex scandals and Democratic sex scandals was posted. The discussion included the curious, paradoxical double-standard that the social conservatives (Republicans) were actually more likely to forgive a sex scandal than the socially liberal, anything-goes Democrats. Listed were examples of powerful Republicans who made… Read More »
One of the many dangers of having an 18-month primary season (the earliest presidential candidates joined the fray in the first months of 2015) but barely a 4-month general election season is that there’s so much party in-fighting you might get used to Republican crazy or even take it for granted. Sure, Bernie is a… Read More »
I know, I know, Bernie’s fans won’t believe a word I say about him or his electability chances, but I’m hoping against hope that I can convince at least some people before it’s too late. Realistically, there are five GOP candidates who could be the nominee (sorry Ben Carson). When you really start to crunch… Read More »
Okay, so I don’t think Hillary will actually win New Hampshire, unfortunately. Still, if you look at the poll numbers over the last few days, it does seem like a staggering change of fortune. Roughly a week ago, Bernie had as much as a 30-point lead, and perhaps closer to 35-points. The fact that someone could write… Read More »