Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Political Stars of the 2020s

There was a discussion on a political message board about who the political stars for the 2020s might be. Before considering that question, it seems pertinent to work backwards to see what 2010s stars were doing a decade earlier. In the … Continue reading

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Thursday Throwback: Changing Election Laws

Several years ago, there was a brief discussion about whether Republicans might change the law, so that key swing states, the electoral votes would go to the winner of congressional districts. This is the current system for Maine and Nebraska. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Can the Democrat’s Reagan lead to the Republican’s Clinton?

Years ago, there was some speculation that President Obama might be the Democrat’s Reagan, leading to a period in which the party dominates the White House. Andrew Sullivan had has a slightly different take on the idea, focusing on what Obama can … Continue reading

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Predicting Future Presidents

The moment Trump won the election, there was speculation about who the Democrats will nominate next time. Matthew Ygleisias argues that Bernie Sanders is the frontrunner by all conventional metrics. Others will say it’s Elizabeth Warren. Or Kamala Harris. Or Kristen … Continue reading

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The Tea Party With A Republican President

With Donald Trump in the White House, it’s going to be interesting to see what kind of opposition emerges on the left. It’s been half an year, and we’ve seen plenty of protests, although there isn’t the unified message of … Continue reading

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Precedent and Presidents

There’s a profile in Politico about Jason Kander, former Secretary of State in Missouri, who lost a close race for Senate. Some people in a political forum I frequent want him to run for President for a strength of that. … Continue reading

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In Defense of Trump’s Son’s Freakout

There’s a story that Barron Trump saw an image of the Kathy Griffith severed head photo shoot, and ran to his mother believing that his father had just been assassinated. Initially, it seemed a little weird to me that a … Continue reading

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