Democratic Leadership Council
Trump’s “disapproval” rating is now politically meaningless.
The Democrats have nothing to lose.
Nearly a quarter century later there are still political kernels of wisdom to be harvested from Bill Clinton's improbable, history-making 1992 presidential campaign.
A similarly unpleasant choice now looms before the American electorate--between Donald Trump, the xenophobic, nationalist demagogue, on one side, and Hillary Rodham Clinton, the unrepentant militarist, Wall Street shill, and unindicted emailer, on the other.
PUMAs, for those who have forgotten the 2008 Democratic primary race, were the supposedly-numerous Hillary Clinton supporters who refused to back Barack Obama. The name stood for "Party Unity My Ass!" which was also their rallying cry. This year, they may be replaced by the "Bernie Or Bust!" crowd, or (to coin a neologism) the BOBs.
The very ferocity and coordinated nature of the attacks on Sanders makes clear that the Democratic establishment views Sanders not merely as an annoyance, but as an existential threat. And he may be, at that.
The internal sniping and bickering has already begun among Democratic ranks but it's their own damn fault. The internal debates following the 2014 midterm elections highlight the ideological schizophrenia that continues to plague the Democratic Party.
"Politics is an area where we always ask more questions," Miller said. "It is our obligation under the law to do so." The
That's about the same tone as the Obama ad. Way to go, I thought. So why isn't this what we generally get from these candidates, and from their respective parties?
We also don't agree that a strong defense or America's interests are equal to funding two immoral wars--one of which is not