We haven’t even discussed the colossal file of opposition research waiting for Mr Sanders in the general election - decades of zany policy positions, quotes defending the Soviet Union, praise for dictators like Fidel Castro, and whatever else is lurking in his past. … [Read more...] about The Sanders delusion: How the Democratic Party could sabotage its own chances against Donald Trump
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Mr. Biden’s speech came after a frenzied Saturday of campaigning across Las Vegas on the first day of early voting in Nevada’s Democratic caucuses. Mr. Biden, counting on Nevada’s diverse population to keep his campaign alive after disappointing finishes in Iowa and New Hampshire, faces his biggest challenge in the Western state from Mr. Sanders. The progressive icon is seen as the most well-positioned in the state and has reached deep into Latino neighbourhoods. … [Read more...] about U.S. election 2020 | Joe Biden takes on Bernie Sanders’ gun votes in fiery speech
Mike Bloomberg, who isn’t competing in Nevada as part of a strategy to skip the first four states voting for a nominee, was on the cusp of qualifying for Wednesday’s presidential debate in La Vegas. The billionaire businessman and former New York mayor has increasingly become a target of the Democratic Party’s far-left wing as national polls show suggest he is on the rise. … [Read more...] about ‘I’d disown them’, says Joe Biden on Bernie Sanders’ aggressive supporters
A two-lane road along the dense forest with packed snow in Manchester, New Hampshire was quiet. Uber driver Robert Fagan who had been silently driving became quite chatty when U.S. President Donald Trump was brought up.“Four more years? No! If he is reelected, my wife will have a heart attack,” the driver said. “We can’t deal with him anymore.”To a question asking why he dislikes President Trump so much, the white male in his 60s mentioned the trump’s racist comments, Ukraine scandal, and tweets. “Voting for him is the same as voting for a criminal,” said Fagan banging the steering wheel. He showed very extreme reactions, which made me wonder why an ordinary citizen hates the president of his country so much.The responses of Democratic supporters who I met at the New Hampshire primary were not so different from Fagan’s. “I’ve never thought I would see a president like Trump in my entire life. I will vote for anybody who … [Read more...] about Decisive primary blow in the U.S.