Four Parties?

On last Sunday’s Meet The Press, host Chuck Todd revealed some fascinating polling data. The electorate is equally divided between Trump Republicans, traditional Republicans, Biden Democrats and Democrats who prefer the politics of Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren. Exactly 17% of voters picked each of those four categories. Host Chuck Todd made the point thatContinue reading “Four Parties?”

Goodbye, Populism

If there is anything President Joe Biden’s inaugural speech was not, it was populist. President Biden’s speech has justifiably won plaudits from across the spectrum, even including the Wall Street Journal. (It’s likely this will be the last time the Journal has much good to say about him, so drink it in while you can,Continue reading “Goodbye, Populism”

How Jim Clyburn Saved America

One thing you can say for Donald Trump: He sure knew how to unite the Democratic Party. My theory of the race in 2020 was the same as my theory for the Wisconsin governor’s race in 2018: First, do no harm. The shock and awe of Donald Trump’s surprise win in 2016 was so devastatingContinue reading “How Jim Clyburn Saved America”