Abigail Spanberger and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez both came to Washington with 2018 “Blue Wave” election, both were re-elected in 2020, but they each went public with very different takes on the 2020 election results. Who’s right? Both of them?
Published July 28, 2020 in Warp& Woof Manifesto for the Next Four Years We Know What Needs to be Done William Sundwick Joe Biden can get there, with help from Congress. But it will take more than a historic landslide on November 3. It will take clear-eyed commitment from the AmericanContinue reading “Manifesto for the Next Four Years”
Published February 14, 2020 in Warp & Woof State of the Race Is the Path to the Nomination Any Clearer? William Sundwick We’ve now had two real contests in the 2020 Democratic Presidential primary. There are still polls which we are told are scientifically designed and administered. But, finally, we’re getting down to actual voting.Continue reading “State of the Race”
Published October 26, 2019 in Warp & Woof Leftist or Liberal? Where Do You Fit? William Sundwick Modern liberalismgoes back a long way. Let’s start with John Locke in the 17thcentury. He came up with the idea that governments exist to serve the needs of the people. Obvious to us now, but directly opposed toContinue reading “Leftist or Liberal?”
Published August 7, 2019 in Warp & Woof Debate in Detroit Is Bloody Combat What We Wanted? William Sundwick This is getting to be a spectacle. The second Democratic Presidential Debate was held July 30 and 31 in Detroit. It was marked by much more visceral combat than the first debate in Miami a monthContinue reading “Debate in Detroit”
Read too late to cite in recent post: “And the First Debate Is History” — but, I concur with author’s feeling of disappointment in debate
Published July 2, 2019 in Warp & Woof And the First Debate Is History What Did We Learn? William Sundwick On June 26 and June 27, the DNC sponsored its first Presidential Candidates’ Debate, in Miami. It was hosted by NBC/MSNBC/Telemundo. Who won? Who lost? Did we learn anything? Were there any memorable lines? TwentyContinue reading “And the First Debate Is History”
Great opinion piece from Slate — follow-up to “2020 Campaign Notes” — Joe Biden, the counter-intuitive candidate?
All Dem presidential candidates sorted by three strategies? a) unity (Biden’s bi-partisan “epiphany”; b) revolution (Bernie’s political mass movement); c) change the system (Warren’s anti-corruption measures, seriously almost more left than Bernie!)
Published May 17, 2019 in Warp & Woof 2020 Campaign Notes Warp & Woof Has Opinions William Sundwick Twenty-two candidatesand counting*. That’s where we stand with Democratic presidential contenders for 2020. The first Democratic debate will occur late next month, and the bar for inclusion on the debate floor is low: either a 1% showingContinue reading “2020 Campaign Notes”