The end of December is traditionally a slow time in American political news. Not in 2022! Therefore, back-to-back catchup articles.
Before I get into politics, I’d like to address a few other things. To those of you who celebrate it, a Happy Kwanzaa! Happy Boxing Day (I know that’s primarily a Canadian and UK holiday). A special shout out to my English friends – well I will benefit too – enjoy the restart of the English Premier League. I know I will! Continue reading A Dangerous Mulligan
Whether or not Joe Biden will run for reelection in 2024 is one of the parlor games that will be played at many holiday gatherings this season. To date he hasn’t declared his candidacy but has hinted that he will run. I expect a final decision after Christmas at the earliest. Today I want to make a case for why, at least in his mind, he should run and that he likely will.
This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
Today is the Georgia Senate runoff election so almost every political junkie will be talking about the Senate. I’m going to do it too but with a different twist. I want to take my first look at the 2024 Senate races as they stand at the moment. I think that when all the dust settles in the Peach State Raphael Warnock will be returned to the Senate and the Democrats will control the chamber 51-49. In any event the Democrats will have the Senate; the question is if they can keep it. Continue reading If They Can Keep It
During the 2016 Republican primary season I was among the many who entertained positive thoughts of Donald Trump becoming the nominee because I thought the American electorate was too smart to ever elect him. I got what I wished for; but I was wrong! As 2024 looms Donald Trump is again the favorite for the GOP nod but let’s not concede it to him just yet.