If anyone had any doubt about it, the events of the week just ended should put them to rest. The 2024 election will be between Joe Biden and Donald Trump and the campaign has commenced.
Trump’s victory over Nikki Haley in New Hampshire’s Republican Primary combined with Joe Biden’s write in (it was weird and there is no need to get into the specifics) victory in the Democratic version has for all intents and purposes solidified the contest.
Continue reading It’s On
Tonight New Hampshire will announce the results of its 2024 Republican presidential primary. I’ll tell you winner right now; it will be Donald Trump. In the paragraphs below I’ll tell you who will win the general. Well, sort of anyway.
Continue reading And The ’24 Winner Is…
One of my few regrets about this column is that I receive very, very few comments. I may have contributed to that because my policy has always been not to respond to them – on site anyway. I have been known to respond privately. I see no sense in changing my policy in the last year I intend to publish here. To view it in perspective, I personally have never commented to an article despite being a digital subscriber and daily reader of both the New York Times and the Washington Post. That all said, I received a great comment the other day and it got me to thinking. Please continue to read.
Continue reading A Comment Well Worth Discussion
My regular readers know I tend to trace everything bad in this country back to Reagan. That might be a tad harsh; but only a tad. I believe that the strength of the country is its working/middle class and largely the unions built them into what they are today.
Continue reading Recovering From Reagan
It’s rather bold of me to make predictions over 11 months out from an election. More than one prime minister has lost a snap election he called because the political climate can change so rapidly. Also, no election turns on a single factor. (Many among us are still debating what happened in America’s 2016 election.) That said I think I have one major factor for 2024 figured out: turnout; and it’s more complicated than normal.
Continue reading Turnout ’24