If you measure the biggest political story of the week just ended by coverage it was undoubtedly the mass shootings/gun story. I won’t cite numbers in this article because it is being penned on Saturday morning and at the rate we are going there will be at least one more mass shooting before publishing.
As I pen this the almost constant chatter is about Ukraine. I’m certain I will have much more to say about that in the not-too-distant future but for today I’d like to look ahead. Many will say I’m being pessimistic and I hope I am. Foreign policy is not that different from basketball (or most sports for that matter); you have to prepare for the worst while hoping for the best.
The governors’ races are becoming more important as the attacks on democracy from the American right continue. This is my first (and both very incomplete and early) look at the 2022 races.
You’re welcome. (I’ll explain and justify that remark below).
As I write this article it is Saturday afternoon October 24, 2020. My predictions are based on the best data I have available coupled with my knowledge of political history, gut and fears. My short answer to the question: Who is going to win the 2020 race for the presidency is? I don’t know. It gets a whole lot more complicated and interesting. Let’s explore. Continue reading Trump Need A Great Night And A Lot Of Help