Posts Tagged ‘2020 Election’

September 20th, 2020 - 1:42 pm § in Politics

Is Loren Culp a human sacrifice?

This article contains biting liberal commentary. Not literally. But in politics, the term “human sacrifice” is often applied to unserious candidates who not only have no chance of winning, but no chance of making a respectable showing. They’re typically nominated as ballot filler i[...]

September 20th, 2020 - 12:26 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Here’s why Trump wants to sabotage mail voting

Biden leads Trump 3.7-to-1 among mail-in voters According to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll conducted last week, “mail-in voters back Biden 74 per cent to 20 per cent for Trump.” The poll was released on Sunday, September 20, 2020. Read story here. Other findings in the poll, which occu[...]

September 19th, 2020 - 9:46 pm § in Donald Trump, News Media, Politics

Trump goes gutter crawling again

This article contains news with liberal commentary. Journalists are indispensable. Most of what we know about current events is because of them. Without journalists, we would only hear propaganda. Journalism has standards for truth and accuracy; it’s a noble profession. Reporters and editors c[...]

September 19th, 2020 - 10:53 am § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

A Democratic strategy: Count votes, and if necessary, threaten massive retaliation.

If Trump wins reelection and the GOP keeps the Senate, the math is very simple: Game over. In every other scenario, it’s a lot more complicated. To grapple with this, let’s divide the coming days and weeks into three discrete periods: (Period 1) The 45 days before the election, (Period 2[...]

September 18th, 2020 - 3:55 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Judge voids Michigan voter ride ban

A federal judge has issued an injunction against Michigan’s voter transportation ban, NBC News reported on Friday, September 18, 2020. The judge said it conflicts with federal election law. Read story here. Is this law a Republican voter suppression effort? No and yes. The law’s been on [...]

September 16th, 2020 - 9:25 am § in Politics

Barr falsely asserts mail ballots aren’t secret

This article contains news and liberal sarcasm. Bill Barr, Trump’s attorney general and personal lawyer, accused Democrats of undermining public confidence in the vote during a radio interview on Monday, September 14, 2020, according to the Daily Mail (story here), then proceeded to attack mai[...]

September 15th, 2020 - 5:54 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Trump campaign adviser shirks paying child support for 2016 campaign love child

This article contains news with liberal commentary. Courts base child support payments on the parents’ incomes, and Jason Miller, one of Trump’s top 2020 campaign advisers, is being paid ZERO for his work, according to campaign documents. Read story here. The child in question was “[...]

September 15th, 2020 - 5:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump’s “Support Russia’s Troops” campaign ad

“An online ad released by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign … depicts Russian jets and weapons …,” Yahoo! and other news outlets reported on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. The ad depicts silhouetted soldiers walking forward as Mig-29s fly overhead and also feature[...]

September 15th, 2020 - 4:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump’s Minnesota strategy

This article contains news and liberal commentary. Minnesota could be a metaphor for the entire election. Trump is chasing Minnesota’s 10 electoral votes because, “If Trump can flip Minnesota, he could lose Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania to Joe Biden and still get re-elected if he [...]

September 15th, 2020 - 12:07 am § in America, Politics

BLM poll workers? Fine by me.

This article contains sarcastic liberal commentary. Carol Wolman, M.D., a California psychiatrist and peace activist, thinks BLM activists should sign up to be poll workers. Read her essay here. Fine by me. After describing BLM as a “movement is waging spiritual warfare against forces of racis[...]