2020 election

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Barack Obama’s endorsement of Joe Biden is comedy gold

April 14, 2020 2:28 pm

A masterly performance, delivered with a straight face

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Is the Trump campaign ad of Biden in China racist?

April 10, 2020 2:29 pm

New York Times pounces on millisecond clip of Biden with then-ambassador to China Gary Locke

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Assigning blame for the Wisconsin election fiasco

April 8, 2020 2:59 pm

The Democratic governor deserves much of it, but Republicans in the state legislature aren’t without fault

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Bernie lost because he’d already won

April 8, 2020 2:04 pm

What Bernie did, like Trump, was expose the rift between the party’s voters and its leadership

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Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

April 8, 2020 11:42 am

His supporters will not be happy

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Senators don’t make good presidents

April 8, 2020 9:30 am

Most of them don’t even make good senators

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What if all that 2020 campaign money had gone on medical supplies?

April 7, 2020 5:33 pm

Michael Bloomberg could have bought 10 hospitals

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Witch fight! The naked hypocrisy of Alyssa Milano

April 6, 2020 8:24 pm

By charmlessly siding with Joe Biden, shes signed #MeToos death warrant

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What happens if Trump gets the coronavirus?

April 6, 2020 12:16 pm

The Republican machine could quickly reassert itself

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How delaying the DNC helps Biden

April 2, 2020 6:01 pm

The original mid-July date simply allowed too much time to elapse between the Democratic and Republican conventions

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Will the Democrats dare to junk Joe?

April 1, 2020 6:34 am

Amid the coronavirus crisis, Democrats have found a new Great Left Hope in Andrew Cuomo

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Bursting the Cuomo bubble

March 30, 2020 2:30 pm

He might be having a good crisis, but he’s not your next president

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Joe Biden’s picks for the first female Veep

March 26, 2020 1:13 pm

Cockburn noticed a small piece of paper by Biden’s elbow on his livestream yesterday — a list of names, written in a shaky hand

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Do Democrats really need Joe Biden to stay alive?

March 25, 2020 8:31 pm

A look ahead to America’s first hologram presidency

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Trump isn’t the only one to blame for our slack response to COVID-19

March 23, 2020 12:00 pm

He downplayed the threat — but the media was far too focused on impeachment in January

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Coronavirus will give Trump a second term

March 20, 2020 6:59 pm

The same people warning that Trump would operate an authoritarian regime are now complaining he isn’t being authoritarian enough

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Why Tulsi backed Biden

March 19, 2020 9:04 pm

She suspended her campaign at the right moment

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Vermin Supreme’s quest to win hearts, minds and the Libertarian primaries

March 18, 2020 11:48 am

‘I’ve gotten TikTok famous all of a sudden’

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Biden bus rolls over Bernie in Florida, Illinois and Arizona

March 17, 2020 9:04 pm

It’ll take more than a global pandemic to stop the 77-year-old asthmatic

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Is ‘crazy’ Bernie trying to tear the Democrats apart?

March 16, 2020 2:11 am

Biden actually performed far better on Sunday than he has in most of the other debates

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March 15, 2020 10:01 pm

Joe Biden decided to put the nation at ease by coughing twice throughout his first answer about the coronavirus

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‘What I like about coronavirus’ by Slavoj Žižek

March 14, 2020 2:51 pm

The Slovenian philosopher discusses George Clooney, populism and why the Democrats prefer Trump to Bernie

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How do pandemics change the way we think?

March 12, 2020 1:38 pm

During elevated pathogen threat levels, mating preferences are skewed toward higher attractiveness and better symmetry

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Biden vs Trump: may the craziest man win!

March 11, 2020 11:53 am

The Democratic primary results on Tuesday night suggest that millions of voters think Biden can beat Trump

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The circular failing Squad

March 11, 2020 11:27 am

How the socialists rebuilt the Blue Wall