in the vicinityVideoDoes Cory Booker, you have the chance, the 2020 democratic presidential nomination?
Democratic strategists Antjuan Seawright, and Blake Rutherford to weigh in New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, a Democrat, the chances of winning the 2020 presidential nomination.
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On the roster: Booker and awoke brigade Dems’ chances – Time to endanger-out: For West Virginia, for the Union – I Tell You What: Chew on that – Buttigieg faces battle with the black voters at home – Yinz guys need to stop Latvian’ gators aht dahntahn
BOOKER AND AWOKE BRIGADE JEOPARDIZING DEMS’ CHANCES
You could hardly have a perfect encapsulation of the challenge of the Democratic party is what should be the greatest moment of opportunity, in more than a decade.
The leading candidate for the party’s presidential nomination, said the donor, how far down the rat hole of the partisanship of American politics has crawled. In order to show how far we went, Joe Biden talked about how 40 years ago he had even found ways to work constructively with some of the last of the red-hot segregation ists in the Senate, James Eastland of Mississippi (in office from 1943 to 1978), and Herman Talmadge of Georgia (in office from 1957 to 1981).
Biden is the unmistakable point is this: If he and his colleagues, the younger Democrats, who detested segregation could find ways of cooperation with men like this, it should not be so difficult to work with Republicans today on other issues. The odiousness of the views of Eastland and Talmadge was the point.
“Talmadge was one of the meanest guys I’ve ever known, you go down the list, all of these guys. Well, guess what? At least there was some courtesy. We have done things. We have not agreed on much of anything. We got it done,” Biden said, according to the report of a reporter at the event. “But today, you have to look at the other side and you’re the enemy. Not the opposition, not the enemy. We don’t talk to each other more.”
As Biden might say, c’mon, people.
Biden is bragging about his abilities to be a consensus builder sent an instant thrum through the Central nervous system of the political press. Here it was, finally.
Biden, marched on undiminished in the polls by hammering in several liberal tripwires. He’s a hair sniffer! He supports the Hyde amendment! He is cozy with the rich and powerful! Through it all, though, the voters don’t seem to care or even notice. But here is the shibboleth of shibboleths: Racial sensitivity.
Cory Booker a candidacy so awake, that, as he was asked, of the NYT, what his favorite comfort food is, he said, “If you are a vegan, that is to say, a lot of vegetables, on the go.” *sobs internally*
But in spite of this painful right attitudes, such as those Booker the awakened Olympics loses so far, other take faster, deeper attack than he is. But here is the perfect opportunity for him was, a black senator is running on a platform, the explicit nostalgia for the civil rights movement. And here is the democratic frontrunner… well, not just segregation praise ists, and certainly not approve of segregation. But not according to a limited, second-hand pool report, they would be strong enough. And to work with them, 40 years ago? Well, that just tears it.
Booker could not say that Biden was a racist, but he could say, without any apparent sense of irony, that was what had Biden said “problematic.” Booker told CNN that what Biden said: “could not find an African American man, very offensive.” Yes, especially if that African American man was Biden under massive African American voters and getting skunked in must-win South Carolina.
Another African American man, Rep. Jim Clyburn, the most powerful Democrat in the early voting in South Carolina, was not so troubled.
“I worked with Strom Thurmond for my entire life,” Clyburn told Politico. “You don’t have to agree to, to work with people, with you.” Or, as he told McClatchy, “If I only had people worked against segregation, I would never have with people, which were not my color.”
A phalanx of African American politicians came forward to say that Biden was the message is good: to Achieve the highest good you can, but you can, as soon as you can.
But Booker is not the spirit. He is part of a new generation of politicians like Beto O’rourke second guess the liberal bona fides of the Obama administration (lawlz), seem to believe that their predecessors were not confrontational enough, not tight enough and not aggressive enough in dealing with resistance to change.
The adds with the views held by sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, the 1-minded from New York, the claims that those with concerns, unlimited, legal, elective abortion on demand are synonymous with the segregation ists of the past. The other point of view is not “acceptable”.
On the left is now talking very much about regulation, and thinking. It is not enough, ended racial segregation, the need to eliminate it, segregation is even. Biden’s mistake was that he spoke of these men as people. Rotten, mean people, Yes. But still people. The correct answer is just to refuse to recognize in which you think, lazy to shout unless you to the bottom.
This is a big problem on the right side. Whether or not you should be treated even to be polite with those with whom one does not agree in fact as a serious matter of discussion, what happens for the conservative intelligentsia today. But in practical terms, it adds up to much more trouble for the Democrats.
You, who thinks that political correctness has gone off the rails you know? Every single major demographic group in American politics. According to our survey, and other majorities of Democrats, believes that political correctness has led to people “censored” in your speech. Among Democrats, 72 percent said that managers make mistakes, because of these concerns.
Booker needs a little juice to his lagging candidacy, but it seems unlikely that he’s going to find you, in haranguing Biden for “problematic” speech. What could he do, with the help of a cheering political press corps, pull Biden down. Maybe you make him whimper, beg for forgiveness, is problematic.
In this scenario, a lesson Biden would emerge as the bloody, broken candidates, which had been made to atone for his many sins of the past, as Booker said that he was given “.”
The lesson that many young Democrats seem to have overlooked, from 2016, is that successive cycles of garment-shredding outrage over a problematic speech, do surprisingly little to shape voters ‘ preferences. How many millions of dollars and hundreds of hours spend in the 2016 democratic candidate to stoke and the target of outrage about your opponent is almost constant offenses against the social norms? What is it used for?
This note remains agnostic, what are Biden’s chances. He is 76 years old, gaffe-prone, and obvious dysfunction suffer in his campaign. He goes on to discuss and some serious contenders that are nimble and bright, and he’s going to survive, day to day reporting such as this.
But, whom the Democrats nominate, if the party allows Booker and woke up to turn the fire Department, the nomination process in a grid search of the speech police work, it drastically reduces your chances of prevailing next year.
THE RULES: FREEDOM IS A PROCESS
“…the safety of society must depend on the care taken to combine a trust, the trust to proper hands, it is in their interest to perform it with fidelity, and make it as difficult as possible for you, in every interest to the welfare of society.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 66
TIME-OUT: FOR WEST VIRGINIA, FOR THE UNION
In the last days of 1862, Abraham Lincoln confronted the deep divisions in his Cabinet on the constitutionality of the granting of statehood to West Virginia. The 55-Western counties of Virginia Stand to leave your mother, when you left the Union but there was a strong sentiment in Washington for their reunion after the war. Lincoln knobelte his own thoughts on the issue in an internal memo, this would not be public until long after the deed was done on June 20, 1863.
It reads in part: “We can give up the squire, with the help of West Virginia in this struggle, much less can we afford to have her against us, in Congress and in the field. Her brave and good men in terms of their admission into the Union as a matter of life and death. You have been true to the Union under very severe trials. We have so acted as to justify their hopes, and we can not keep completely, your trust and cooperation, if we seem to believe breaking up with you. … The division of the state is dreaded as a precedent. But a measure made expedient, war is no precedent for times of peace. It is said that the admission of West Virginia, the Vienna secession, and tolerated only because it is our secession. Well, if we call it under this name, there is still difference enough between secession against the Constitution and secession in favor of the Constitution.”
We are proud to say, 156 years later, that our greatest President was placed in the trust. Happy birthday, West Virginia.
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I’LL TELL YOU WHAT: CHEW ON THAT
This week Dana Perino and Chris Stirewalt discuss what President Trump have to do to win another term, where the persuadable Democratic voters, and Chris shares with us his latest McDonald’s experience: What happens when the soda machines are down. Plus, Dana has a choice of trivia for Chris. LISTEN AND SUBSCRIBE HERE
BUTTIGIEG FACES BATTLE WITH THE BLACK VOTERS AT HOME
WaPo: “In the last few weeks, Pete Buttigieg , had emerged as the surprise success for the year 2020, in the election campaign. … Then bad news from the South came to the Bend, the city of Buttigieg as mayor. A white police officer shot and had killed a black man early Sunday. Buttigieg several days of the campaign events … to ‘be aborted with the South Bend community’ in the words of a campaign spokesman. Instead of Buttigieg presented the ability to lead through a crisis, however, the rotary work exposing what has long been considered the Achilles heel of his candidacy: his frosty relationship with the South Bend black residents. … The shooting has Buttigieg passed the first great challenge of his charmed campaign. To leave ally, of its decision to the election, and then hold two days of private meetings signals a conscious, thoughtful leadership. But critics, including many from South Bend black activists that his actions show that he still does not get it.”
He has won, not Hollywood either – Political: “Before he stopped activities of the campaign to stay in South Bend, Indiana, obtained from the officer involved shooting death of a 53-year-old black man, Buttigieg was the planned hike to Los Angeles for a fundraising swing… For many of these influential [Hollywood] donors, this will be your first chance to make a contribution to a viable gay candidate for the presidency… As a historical Buttigieg candidacy could be a number of Hollywood’s most prolific-LGBTQ donors are not willing to commit themselves to him alone just yet. Many of Hollywood’s most influential base of the bundlers and donors to support more candidates, spreading your money around, contributions to other politicians, with whom they have long-standing relationships and people going about their own long track record on LGBTQ issues, such as Kamala Harris and Joe Biden.”
Bennet shares the political reform plan – Politico: “[senior Michael] Bennet, 2020-presidential candidate, with a plan to fix the system that he once ranted about. Bennet is calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn citizens United, a life-long ban, members of Congress always lobbyists, a ban on political gerrymandering, and a push for rank choice voting. Bennet is also the support of a Laundry list of long-awaited democratic reforms, including the automatic registration of voters, DC for the rule of law and greater transparency around the super-PAC fundraising and spending. Many of his proposals are already popular among the other Democratic presidential candidates. But Bennet says that he is setting himself apart by these plans in the center of his campaign, with the argument that the Reform of the American government is important,…”
Survey finds voters prefer younger candidates – appeal: “Two of the leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, the former Vice-President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, are inching towards their 80th birthdays come election day. …[Pew] found that the age of presidential candidates is important, the possible democratic or Democratic-leaning voters, and that they prefer their candidates to be younger, especially in your 40s, 50s, and 60s. The Pew poll at the beginning of last month, found that 47 percent of Democratic voters say the best age for the President is 50. If he were to win next year, Biden 78 would be after taking office in the year 2021. Sanders would be 79. The proportion of the Democratic or likely Democratic voters, which said that the optimal age for a President is someone in their 70s: 3 percent.”
TRUMP IS HOLDING STEADY AT 41 PERCENT
The Monmouth University: “the President , Donald Trump suggests that he is open to the adoption of dirt on his political rivals from foreign sources. A key aide is called, for the violation of the Hatch Act – a second time. This must surely be the week, finally a bump in the trump suit is to be paid polling? No chance, according to the latest Monmouth University poll. The President’s job rating, which secure re-election, and support for the charges are all pretty much where they have been in the past year. … While the vast majority of Americans are certainly surprised to view the current administration as an unconventional, very few, like Trump’s behavior in the last two years – and that is a major reason for the stability in his survey. Trump’s overall job rating stands at 41% agree and 50% reject, which is similar to his 40% to 52% rating in may.”
The Republicans feared, the house campaign arm – Politico: “The house GOP campaign arm, under fire from Republicans, who are increasingly concerned about the party, the plan to win, the chamber in the year 2020. The Republicans don’t even have an answer to Democrats is ” online-fundraising behemoth ActBlue. GOP leaders bickering behind closed doors. The head of recruitment has decided to retire. And some rank-and-file legislators to express alarm about the party strategy, as the campaign is faltering. So National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Tom Emmer tries to do damage control in a private caucus meeting Wednesday, arguing to GOP lawmakers, the campaign arm was on solid ground and the suggestions of the unrest was manufactured by the Democrats and the press. … The Minnesota Republicans had a POLITICAL report about a fight over fundraising between him and Rep. Liz Cheney, the no. 3 House Republicans.”
THE JUDGMENT OF THE JUDGE: CAN THE CRIMES BE BILLED TWICE?
This week, Fox News Senior judicial Analyst judge Andrew Napolitano explains the Supreme court’s decision to uphold the double jeopardy rule: “Terance Gamble, who once had been sentenced to the robbery in Alabama, was stopped by a Mobile, Alabama, police officer, alleged Gamble drove a car with a defective headlight. … If the search a loaded gun resulted in, Gamble, was detained and his constitutional Odyssey began. … The double punishment is deeply UN-American and clearly unconstitutional? In a word: Yes. … Why should you care? You should be careful, because to condemn repeated attempts, the indicator of the tyrants are. However, the Supreme court, a tribute to textualism — the book faithful adherence to the words of a document, no matter the result, that the compliance with the — decided that the Fifth Amendment only re-enforcement bans for the same offence for the same crime; and Gamble the behavior was actually two crimes, one state and one Federal, not two crimes.” More here.
To block Senate votes Trump weapons deal with Saudi Arabia – WaPo
Second Maggie Hassan aide sentenced to the Hacker-senators – Politico
Leaders in Congress and the White house staff make no progress in budget talks – WSJ
Trump management redundancies in the fight threatens to eliminate the Office of Personnel Management – Fox News
“You’re welcome. What?” – Sen. Mitt Romney‘s response to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema , who said, “we are all just moving into [Romney’s] house,” during a heated debate on the impact of delayed salary payments.
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YINZ GUYS NEED TO STOP LATVIAN’ GATORS AHT DAHNTAHN
WSJ: “With its densely forested hills, Pittsburgh is rich in wildlife, including deer, raccoons, possums and groundhogs. Until recently, however, the city police Department was not used to dealing with alligators. At first, it was found, sunning themselves on a path in the vicinity of the Monongahela River on may 18, the 3-foot reptile was a novelty. The second specimen, of a man walking with his dog in the Beechview neighborhood of 6. June, seemed to be a strange coincidence. That gator is about 5 meters long and hisses, with an obviously sick sense of humor, was recorded, with significant confusion and stress by several officers. If a third party, the gator was found two days later—2½-footer in a deck chair on a porch in the Carrick district.”
AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“A measure of human moral progress — in the midst of and in spite of the aggression, we visit each other — is how we treat the innocent in our care.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) writing for the National Review on April 8. May 2015.
Chris Stirewalt , the politics editor for Fox News. Brianna McClelland contributed to this report. FOX News mid-term report in your Inbox every day wants? You can register here.