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March 18, 2018

Bernie Sanders

Putin and the Social Media Threat To Our Democracy

The indictment handed down by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller of 13 individuals and 3 organizations is the first physical evidence we’ve seen that validates what every intelligence agency has been saying for over a year: that Vladimir Putin meddled in the 2016 election. The indictment reads in pertinent part: Defendant ORGANIZATION had a strategic goal

Democrats Need To Find Their Own Trump

Now before all of you have me carted away in a straightjacket, let me explain. Imagine for a moment if, instead of being a world-class narcissist who picked fights with the media and his political rivals, Donald Trump behaved like an adult and forged working relationships that furthered his agenda? What if, instead of pandering

The Civil War In the Democratic Party

“Welcome back, my friends, to the primary that never ends.” – Michael Tomasky “Just when you thought it was safe to focus on 2018…”  – Peter Fegan By now the bombshell revelation by former DNC Chair Donna Brazile that the Clinton campaign was in cahoots with the DNC and ostensibly ran it has sent shockwaves throughout the

Jeff Flake’s Better Angels

That was no ordinary speech Jeff Flake delivered on the floor of the Senate Tuesday. The only thing that comes remotely close is Elizabeth Warren’s now epic “Moment in the Sun” speech from 2014, in which she took on not only Wall Street but her own party in a manner that would’ve made Frank Capra blush with

The Difference Between A Pipe Dream and A Strategy

Throughout the entire 2016 campaign I was very rough on Bernie Sanders, and with good reason. I thought many of his proposals, while laudable and perhaps even morally right, were completely impractical and politically unworkable. From Medicare for all to free college tuition, I never saw any path forward for any of them to see

Dems Need To Bury The Past and Embrace The Future

Andrew Sullivan has a piece in New York magazine that in my opinion is a must read for every Democrat in the country. It’s titled, “Why Do Democrats Feel Sorry for Hillary Clinton?” and it’s the most brutally honest assessment I’ve seen not only about what happened in the 2016 election, but the current state

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