If Bernie Sander does not drop out of the presidential race now, he needs to at least stop lying about his intentions. He’s no longer running to win, but rather, just to hurt Joe Biden. And he’s putting the health of voters and the country at risk to do it. Continue reading Bernie Needs to Be Honest
Is it absurd to think that some states might not certify results? Is it ridiculous to imagine Democratic swing-state governors and secretary of states refusing to certify results to deny Trump a clear victory? Is it absurd to think that a President who fancies himself a king might even postpone the election if it was looking like his defeat was likely? Continue reading Do You Want a House of Cards Election?
In this age of Trumpism and ever-growing oligarchy, coronavirus is yet another force testing democratic ideals and institutions to their limits. Continue reading A Clash of Democratic Ideals
I refuse to support a candidate who does not take peace seriously, and Tulsi is the only remaining candidate giving an anti-war message the centrality it deserves. I am proudly voting for peace today; I am proudly voting for Tulsi Gabbard. I urge anyone horrified by warfare and imperialism to do so as well. Continue reading Why I’m Proud to Vote for Tulsi
Over the past month, I’ve used FiveThirtyEight’s Democratic Primary Forecast and the always-fun 270ToWin map generator tools to produce a timelapse of the national Democratic primary. I started this project the day of the Iowa Caucuses, and have collected data up to the results of Super Tuesday. Continue reading Timelapse of the Democratic Primary – From Iowa to Super Tuesday
This whole campaign, Bernie’s promised to rally disaffected non-voters, rev up youth turnout to the polls, and unite the labor vote – none of those things have happened in any meaningful way. Bernie’s bass is loyal to the death, but it’s not growing. Continue reading 5 Takeaways from Super Tuesday
I do not support Joe Biden.
I will never vote for Joe Biden.
There’s so, so much to criticize Biden for, from his complicity in the Obama administration’s crimes to his constant collaborating with Republicans.
But for goodness’ sake, please stop mocking him for his stutter. Continue reading Stop Mocking Joe’s Speech
Now, I’m not sure if I would have voted for him in in a general election (to be fair though, I’m not sure if I’ll ever vote for anyone in a presidential general election again), but I was all on board with his Democratic primary bid. With the exception of Tulsi Gabbard, he was the only Democratic candidate I was enthusiastic about and could support with a clear conscience. Continue reading RIP, Yang 2020