“Don’t underestimate me.” –Bernie Sanders, May 3, 2015 Thirteen months ago, when Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy in Washington, fawning onlookers dutifully recorded notes after their editors made them show up. Shots below. There were dozens of them. Dozens! Quite the … Continue reading Sanders’s Swan Song
How are we living in a world where Donald Trump runs away with Republican primaries while Hillary Clinton is still losing Democratic ones? This is a problem. To be fair, Clinton virtually secured the nomination before Trump did, but the fact … Continue reading This is a Problem.
I hate to say I told you so. Wait, no, I looooove saying I told you so. And frankly, I need to say I told you so. In my slow scale from the depths of “Marco Rubio will win the Republican Primary,” … Continue reading Trump Dominates, PPFA Compensates
To find the last time we had five primaries on one day, we’d have to go all the way back to March 15. In fact, today will only be the third time (after Super Tuesday and March 15) that either party has five … Continue reading I95 Tuesday Preview
In many ways, following politics is like following sports. There are the terms: comeback, blowout, brawl, momentum, who’s ahead, who’s behind, knockout punch, and so many more. There are the colors: red team, blue team (green team!). Most of all, there’s the innate … Continue reading Are the Primaries “Rigged”?
Last week, I mentioned Wikipedia’s cool sorting tool for the Democratic Primary’s contests. I used it to sort Sanders’s victory by strength, from his Vermont blowout to Michigan squeaker. Today’s quick hit will approach it from a slightly different angle — … Continue reading Quick Hit: Contests by Size (Democrats)
Here are the latest results from New York’s minute:: Trump will probably come in at 90 delegates, a figure I predicted as early as two weeks ago and again on Sunday, while Clinton’s 57.9 percent is a couple ticks higher than the … Continue reading New York Analysis
For my Republican New York Primary Preview, click here. This is one of the rare times where the hype matches the stakes. If Hillary Clinton wins New York and most of its 247 pledged delegates, the math, which already looked so … Continue reading New York Primary Preview (Democrats)
All I want to do is write about the dramatic Republican race, and yet the topic I’m most asked about is Bernie Sanders’s chances to complete the comeback. On this issue, you can count me as one cog in the corrupt … Continue reading Sanders Is Almost Out of Time. Almost.
I’ll try to do better next time. Sorry for all the words. Continue reading Experience is the teacher of all things.