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Not Great Expectations Or Performances. Repercussions Pending?

Timestamp: Very early Saturday afternoon

The biggest story of the week just ended (regardless of the timestamp this won’t be published until Sunday; I’m just allowing for unexpected event(s)), was Thursday’s debate and its repercussions. If you thought the debate was strange – and it was! – the run-up was even stranger. First off, I long thought there was a very good chance that it wouldn’t even happen. In retrospect: we should have been so lucky. The early evening of the debate I still entertained the possibility of watching a recording of it the next morning. In a strange way I’m glad I watched it live. I did not expect the debate to move the needle much since so many are already dug in and the low information and low turnout voter was unlikely to watch. Perhaps, my age is a reason but I can’t help wondering down memory lane of debates and political moves past. That is part of where I will ask you to journey with me today.

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The Other Bernie

Tuesday night American political nerds had one eye on Ohio and the other on everything else. With the Buckeye State’s polls closing early they didn’t have to do it far into the evening. Trump endorsed Bernie Moreno won the Republican senate primary. The story far from ends there.

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The Endorsement Of Joe Biden

It may seem early but if you read the following you will see that endorsing Joe Biden for reelection was an inevitability. And a well justified one at that! Let me begin with the practicality and then move on to the justification.

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