Can Trump Pull a Truman?

Can Trump Pull a Truman?

A medical crisis, an economic crisis, and a cultural and social crisis, have hit us all at once, raising some fundamental questions. On July 22, 1988, after the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, the party nominee, Gov. Michael Dukakis, enjoyed a 17-point lead over Vice President George W. Bush. Five …

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The Establishment's Ultimatum: Scuttle Bernie!

The Establishment’s Ultimatum: Scuttle Bernie!

Of what is the establishment terrified? That if Sanders is nominated, Donald Trump will crush him in November. And not only will the White House be lost, all hopes of winning the Senate and blocking Trump’s second-term Supreme Court nominees would also be lost. After Joe Biden’s blowout victory in …

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Will JFK's Party Become Sanders' Party?

Will JFK’s Party Become Sanders’ Party?

Bloomberg can probably buy enough votes to win some states. But would the other Democratic candidates, who have fought for a year, stand aside to yield the field so this ex-Republican oligarch can save their party from Sanders? Why should they? And where is the evidence that Bloomberg can beat …

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Was the Debate Beat Down Fatal for Mayor Mike?

Was the Debate Beat Down Fatal for Mayor Mike?

Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Vice President Biden are being told that if they do not get out of the race and clear the lane for the mayor, they will get a socialist as their nominee, and the party will deserve the fate November will bring — a …

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An Establishment in Panic

An Establishment in Panic

Biden, Buttigieg and Klobuchar are all now headed for the Nevada caucuses on Feb. 22, where Sanders is favored… Sanders, however, is not without his own problems. From the day he entered the race, Joe Biden was the great hope of the Democratic establishment to spare them from the horrifying …

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Is Bernie's Hour of Power at Hand?

Is Bernie’s Hour of Power at Hand?

What makes Sanders an appealing candidate for the Democratic nomination may prove poisonous to him as a party nominee in the fall… Vulnerable Democrats in moderate and swing districts would have to jump ship, abandoning the ticket to survive the slaughter. Can a septuagenarian socialist who just survived a heart …

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A Malicious Indictment Mitch Should Toss Out

A Malicious Indictment Mitch Should Toss Out

So weak is the case for impeachment that the elite in this city is demanding that the Senate do the work the House failed to do. About the impeachment of President Donald Trump she engineered with her Democratic majority, Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday: “It’s not personal. It’s not political. It’s …

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Democrats' Diversity -- Only in the Back of the Bus

Democrats’ Diversity — Only in the Back of the Bus

The promise of victory offered by Biden and the ideological agenda offered by Sanders and Warren trumped the ethnic appeal of Booker, Castro and Kamala Harris. The “Our diversity is our strength!” Party is starting to look rather monochromatic in its upper echelons these days. The four leading candidates for …

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