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What’s at stake in this election: Decency vs. Indecency

We’ve now had the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention, and it’s pretty clear what is at stake: decency vs. indecency. The Democratic National Convention The DNC was basically selling Joe Biden as a nice guy, a human … Continue reading

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How a fanatical Bernie Sanders supporter is both right and totally wrong about his withdrawal from the race.

As most of you know, Bernie Sanders suspended (but did not outright abandon) his Presidential campaign last week. A number of Sanders supporters were mighty unhappy with the development, and one of them, a real-estate agent from southern Oregon named … Continue reading

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While no one was watching, Tulsi Gabbard dropped out and endorsed Joe Biden

With everyone focused on the Coronavirus pandemic, barely anyone noticed that Tulsi Gabbard dropped out of the Presidential race and endorsed Joe Biden. Given how much she had proven to be an Iconoclast, it was a bit of a surprise … Continue reading

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The argument for Bernie Sanders: he is the candidate of authenticity

Color me amazed that Bernie Sanders is proving to be about as popular in 2020 as he was in 2016. Longtime readers of the blog know that in the 2016 Democratic primary, I voted for Bernie Sanders because it “tickled … Continue reading

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The argument for Joe Biden: he is the candidate of African Americans

If you’re a Bernie supporter and you consider yourself not to be racist, you should really consider supporting Joe Biden. Why? Because African Americans have spoken, and he is their man. African Americans, and especially African American women, are the … Continue reading

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There’s a fascinating debate among my own friends between Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg

I’ve been fascinated by an ongoing debate that is reflected even among my own friends between Bernie Sanders on the one hand and Mike Bloomberg on the other. Bernie and Bloomberg, both Jewish guys in their seventies, represent the polar … Continue reading

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I was wrong about Bernie Sanders, and mostly wrong about Elizabeth Warren.

Longtime readers of the blog know that in the 2016 Democratic primary, I voted for Bernie Sanders because it “tickled me pink to be able to vote for a septuagenarian socialist Jew as a serious candidate for President of the … Continue reading

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Michael Bloomberg wants to Run for President, joining the Billionaire’s Club.

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire and former Mayor of New York, wants to run for President, joining the billionaire’s club that is either already running (Tom Steyer) or that was considering running (Howard Schultz). Seriously, enough with these Billionaires who think … Continue reading

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