Opinion
Trump can’t handle Pelosi

(From NY Daily News) On rare occasion, Trump would encounter a woman who challenged him, like a banker or a lawyer, or even someone in government. But he knew two things: one, that he was “better” than they were, and...

Who’s Afraid of Bernie Sanders? A Lot of Democrats, Apparently.

(From The New Republic) He was an undecorated independent senator from an extremely liberal state who only identified as a Democrat to run for president, and moreover described himself as a democratic socialist. Yet he forced the prematurely anointed Clinton,...

Checks and balances: Who leads in a government shutdown?

(From The Hill) Surely, our Constitution which has stood the test of time for more than 200 years, through wars and depressions and disasters and failed leadership, will not abandon us now. And it won’t, but only if leadership is willing to rise to the occasion...

What ‘Lanes’ Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?

(From New York Magazine) Ideological lanes: Bernie Sanders will anchor the progressive lane, with potential competition from Elizabeth Warren, Tulsi Gabbard, Jeff Merkley and Sherrod Brown. If there’s a moderate lane, Joe Biden will be the pace-setter, with dark-horse House...