2020 elections

Bloomberg Calls For Technocracy Over Democracy, Says "Defend the banks... these are my peeps."
photo of Michael Bloomberg
Tom Swiss Mon, 02/24/2020 - 17:05

One simply cannot kick Michael Bloomberg enough. On Twitter, Walker Bragman posted video from 2010 where Michael Bloomberg argues, in the most literal possible sense, against democracy and for authoritarian technocracy without checks on the executive.

Prominent Clintonist Literally Calls For Bloomberg To Buy The Election
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Tom Swiss Sat, 02/22/2020 - 21:17

Joe Lockhart was White House press secretary to impeached President and accused rapist Bill Clinton. For some reason CNN gives him a platform, which he is now using to call for racist Islamophobic authoritarian billionaire Michael Bloomberg to buy the primary election out from under frontrunner Bernie Sanders, long one of the most popular politicians in the nation.

Biden Was Always A Bad Candidate

Posted on: Wed, 02/12/2020 - 14:11 By: Tom Swiss
Joe Biden

I was honestly surprised to see Biden come in so weak in Iowa and New Hampshire. But maybe I shouldn't have been. As Jonathan Chait points out, in three Presidential runs Biden has never finished higher than fourth in any primary or caucus.

(It is a bit of schadenfreude to see people like Chait -- a pro-war, pro-charter school Democrat who supported Trump's nomination in 2016 on the "he'll be easy to beat" theory -- discomfited by Biden's crash and Sanders's rise.)

Sanders leads Biden nationwide in latest Quinnipiac poll
Biden and Sanders
Tom Swiss Mon, 02/10/2020 - 21:58

Sanders is up, despite the best efforts of the Democratic leadership to deny him victory in Iowa, and Biden is in free-fall.

Senator Bernie Sanders has surged into the lead nationally as former Vice President Joe Biden has seen his support decline dramatically ahead of New Hampshire's primary...

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