Some alarming new polling in swing states came out this past weekend. Unlike most Americans I actually have a clue as how to interpret the results of political polls. That coupled with the calendar make it less alarming but still puzzling and concerning.
It’s Friday afternoon as I commence penning this and as fast as things are developing please excuse me if I miss something big. Again, the week that just passed had so many big political stories that it is impossible to identify a single one as the biggest. With that in mind I want to comment on several. Let’s explore. Continue reading Not For The First Time; What A Week!
I thought today would be a good opportunity to take one of my periodic looks at the 2020 Democratic presidential field. Let’s explore. Continue reading Final Four?
The Senate races garnering the most attention (including mine) going into Election Day are the closely contested ones. The Democrats have to net two in order to take back the chamber which considering the numbers and states will be difficult. An upset win would go a long way to help the cause; and one in Texas would be particularly sweet. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Beto O’Rourke
It seems a basic Republican MO has emerged under the reign of Trump. It is: deny and/or lie; then don’t do your job anyway. The examples day back more than a few years but they are much more frequent now; in fact they occur so frequently the news media can’t possibly cover them all. What once would have been a scandal that would have dominated the news for weeks if not months has to fight for coverage. A few examples of the denials, lies and plain refusing to do the job they were elected to by Republican office holders occurred recently. Let’s explore. Continue reading Denials, Deceptions And Derelictions Of Duty