Category Archives: Democrats

If We Had an Effective Federal Response to COVID-19…

…then what Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo did would be grounds for resignation (boldface mine): Gilmore said they told her that a resident in the home had recently gone to the hospital, where she tested positive for COVID-19. The … Continue reading

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Is the Problem “American Exceptionalism”, or Something Else?

At Foreign Policy, Jeremy Konyndyk has a very interesting article about the U.S.’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s arguably the best synopsis to date of the policy failures in the U.S., and it’s definitely worth the read. In it, … Continue reading

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People Are Going to Die Because Professional Democrats Suck at Performative Politics

Over the weekend, there were five astroturf demonstrations in the U.S., calling for removal of COVID-19 based physical distancing measures. As you might imagine, our national political press corps provided important context and made it clear that these dingbats represent … Continue reading

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Why Did Pelosi Appoint Shalala as a Watchdog?

This recent move by House Speaker Nancy Pelos regarding Congressional oversight of the bailout makes no sense whatsoever (boldface mine): The pick to watch was the House Democratic seat. There was no obligation to choose a sitting member of Congress, … Continue reading

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A Simple Case for Impeachment

On Sunday, the NY Times actually committed some very good investigative reporting in which they received over eighty pages of emails but her emails! from U.S. public health officials. As you might imagine it’s incredibly damning–you really should read the … Continue reading

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USPS Is in Real Trouble

For years, I’ve been discussing how Congress forced the US Postal Service (USPS) to ‘pre-fund’ 75 years of pension obligations over a period of ten years, something no other delivery company is forced to do. That Congressional requirement, along with … Continue reading

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Biden’s Medicare Proposal Is Not an Olive Branch, but a Dick Punch

Biden released two proposals today, about which he claims: Senator Sanders and his supporters can take pride in their work in laying the groundwork for these ideas, and I’m proud to adopt them as part of my campaign at this … Continue reading

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Blame Buttigieg and Klobuchar, Not the BernieBros

As awful as a small subset of Sanders supporters might be–and a recent analysis suggests Sanders supporters are no worse than others, just that there are far more Sanders supporters online–they aren’t the ones who tanked Warren’s run. Sure, Crapo … Continue reading

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Democrats Actually Have to Make the Case Against Trump

Professional Democrats, once again, are failing to make the case against Trump’s maladministration during the COVID-19 pandemic themselves. Instead, they are assuming that people will figure it out on their own, with an assist from the political press corps. STOP … Continue reading

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Now Is the Worst Possible Time for Democrats to Be Gormless

Though, admittedly, it comes naturally to them. I have no idea if either the mythical Obama or the actual Obama would have been able to halt the spread of COVID-19. Nor would I expect Obama–or a President Clinton or Sanders–to … Continue reading

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