Category Archives: Democrats

Warnock Wins

This is good. It helps with a whole bunch of procedural issues, such as appointing more judges. Of course, if professional Democrats hadn’t fucked up in multiple ways regarding the House, we would be much better off. One thing that … Continue reading

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Centrists Misunderstand the Moment: The Sick Leave Edition

Between the Washington Post editorial board calling for sending federal workers back to the office so D.C. (not Wor-Shing-Tun) can have more tax revenue* and the Biden Administration choosing to side with capital over labor because railroad workers want seven … Continue reading

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Just a Minor Existential Threat

With all of the Republican post-mortems regarding the 2022 election, it’s still amazing they don’t recognize the elephant in the room (SWIDT?): White Christian supremacy. Which brings us to this election day poll of American Jews (boldface mine): The Election … Continue reading

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We’re Not Done with the Senate: We Need Warnock to Win

The good news is that it appears Democrats will have at least fifty seats in the Senate (out of one hundred). With Vice President Harris as the tie-breaker (the vice president can break ties in the Senate, and is the … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the (Preliminary) Election Results

In no particular order: If someone had told me that Democrats, this morning, still had a (slim) chance of holding the House, I wouldn’t have believed it. While I did think Republican seats – Democratic seat would be between five … Continue reading

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So I Hear There’s an Election or Something Today?

Some thoughts and predictions about today’s U.S. elections: I’m guessing Democrats will hold the Senate but lose the House and be in the minority (in the House) by around ten seats. That said, of course it’s possible the polling is … Continue reading

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Mehmet Oz and the Ghost of Mel Carnahan

For those who don’t recognize the name Mel Carnahan, he was a Democratic Senate candidate from Missouri who defeated his Republican opponent, John Ashcroft (yes, that John Ashcroft) in 2000. The reason this election is noteworthy isn’t because Carnahan had … Continue reading

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How Common Sense, Bipartisan Swing Voters F-ck Themselves. And Us.

Well, Paul Waldman put it more politely, but he does make a very good point (boldface mine): Unfortunately, when they swing it’s often based on the vaguest of ideas about what a change in leadership would produce. Dissatisfaction over inflation, … Continue reading

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Moderate/Centrist Democrats Got Played by the Rich

Wealthy and rich centrist Democrats’ just can’t seem to fund Democratic candidates in general elections, even when their primary candidate won the primary. I could see taking your ball and going home if your candidate didn’t win the primary (so … Continue reading

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Tim Ryan and Attacking Republicans

In Ohio’s senate race, Democrat Tim Ryan is running neck and neck with J.D. Vance, rightwing crank and inexplicable favorite of the NPR Totebagger set*. In terms of policy, I’m far from a huge (YOOGE!) Tim Ryan fan, but I … Continue reading

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