Super Tuesday

After last night

Featured image Herewith 10 notes on the outcome and comments on where we are now after the Super Tuesday results in the Democratic presidential primaries: 1. Those of us who bought the conventional wisdom that Biden was dead man walking received a rude awakening. Biden carried pluralities in Arkansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas as well as majorities in Alabama and Virginia. Biden holds a narrow lead in Maine, »

After Super Tuesday, how strong does Trump look?

Featured image A few readers have told me that I was too generous to Donald Trump in my assessment of Super Tuesday (a few others have told me I got it right). In the interest of balance, I thought it would be a good idea to share the observations of one critic: [Trump] was expected to win all the states except Texas, he did not. He did well in the deep south »

Tuesday, bloody Tuesday [UPDATED ALL EVENING]

Featured image The polls have only just closed in Georgia, but Fox News has already called the GOP contest for Donald Trump. Apparently, it’s the same old story — a big win for Trump; a battle for second place between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. Virginia, mercifully, has not yet been called. Reportedly, Marco Rubio is competitive with Trump in the Commonwealth. Similarly, in Vermont, John Kasich is apparently running well. Hillary »