Monthly Archives: January 2020

David Brooks is wrong about absolutely everything

Once upon a time, David Brooks, the New York Times editorial writer, was a relatively mainstream Republican. A cultural conservative, who believed in “family values” and “fiscal conservatism,” he proudly carried the mantle of a calm American traditionalism, ever skeptical of the dangers posed by self-righteous liberal reformers. Then Trump came along, trumpeting his gaudy […]

3 ways to get Boomers to support Bernie!

I love Bernie. Of course, I do. I’m a Millennial. Among voters like me who are under 35, Sanders crushes Biden 52 percent to 11 percent. If people my age were the only ones voting, Bernie Sanders would be the next President of the United States. Game, set and match. For all practical purposes, the […]

Who can best stand up to the trolls?

Today, in the age of social media, it matters a lot how well a particular candidate can stand up to online harassment, caricature and overall cyber-mud throwing. Beat the trolls, and you might have a good chance. Succumb, and your campaign might as well be six feet under. With the Iowa caucus less than four […]