Tom Hall: I have to agree with the Bernie supporters at the party: Warren is winning that contest. I only hope that Bernie and Warren can, and will work together no matter which one comes out ahead.
Norman Solomon: As a practical matter, in the routine lexicon of U.S. mass media, “moderate” actually means pro-corporate and reliably unwilling to disrupt the dominant power structures.
Ted Vaill: This past week, when I met with him, I told him, among other things, that if he is the Democratic nominee, and faces Trump in the 2020 election, “Brooklyn always trumps Queens.”
bout a week ago, I wrote an article recently published in L.A. Progressive about Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. She had (correctly) lambasted the work of the law firm Kirkland & Ellis in negotiating a controversial plea deal for and with the billionaire financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. In doing so, she said,”In our democracy, […]
Tom Hastings: mpeachment would possibly clear the House but would be pried from the cold dead hands of the US Senate under the command of Mitch “Swampy” McConnell. As they say in New Jersey, fuggetaboutit.
Glen Ford: Unlike during the 2016 primary contest, Black people are now broadly aware that Bernie Sanders is the Democrat whose politics most closely resembles their own.
John Peeler: Trump is still under water in public opinion, there are not enough undecided voters to get him above water, but his base is solid. We can beat him, but we can’t count on any defections from his side.
John Peeler: It’s possible that Attack/Divide/Demonize, a pattern of behavior that we’ve seen from him many times, is actually the only way he knows how to behave.
Michael T. Hertz: Not only is Senator Harris caught in a cross-fire in which she accepts campaign contributes from the very attorneys that she criticizes, but the Trump cabinet is wrecked because Acosta did the deal with Kirkland & Ellis!
Thom Hartman: Literally every week—virtually every day—since Trump was elected, he’s gotten the media to put his name on the front page of the nation’s newspapers and at the top of the TV news shows.
Walter G. Moss: Demonstrate more pragmatism. Show voters that he is not only a good, passionate, caring human being, but one who can work with others, including Republicans, to get things done.
Alvaro Huerta: To defeat Trump—following the valiant example of the boxer Andy Ruiz Jr., who demolished Anthony Joshua to become the first Chicano heavyweight world champion—Democrats should be ready to knock out, politically speaking, the “man baby” Trump in 2020!
Thom Hartmann: Might Trump and McConnell hope they’ll intervene in our election to keep in power a political party that now disdains democracy and a free press, and embraces dictatorial behavior like calling for the imprisonment of Trump’s political rivals, and of individuals in the intelligence agencies who have investigated him and the GOP?