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Dems face the dangers of populism, unpopular

in the vicinityVideoHow did the voters react to the first night of the democratic presidential debates?

Maslansky and partners, President Lee Carter shares voters chooses from the debate.

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On the roster: Dems face the dangers of unpopular populism – Biden to stay in the fight tonight – I’ll Tell you What: What is that smell? – SupCo says that the courts can’t fix gerrymandering – Sl-ugh

DEMS FACE THE DANGERS OF POPULISM, UNPOPULAR
“We need to change … really, in this country, whether it is politically popular or not.” – Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gun control discuss in a NBC-presidential debate.

What choice is it anyway?

Hear most of the discussion at the first Democratic debate, this is an choice to a massive realignment of American politics and life, like it or not.

Very significant was what the candidates said, they would do about dealing with Mitch McConnell if you were to win the presidency, but the Republicans still controlled the Senate.

The answer from most of the liberal candidates was a variant of the Ted Cruz‘s battle cry from his 2013 government shutdown: “#MakeDCListen.” Although it was obvious that he did not have the votes for a repeal of ObamaCare and that the President, whose name is on the laws, was sure to be a veto of the measure, Cruz said, it would be possible if a movement of indignant Americans rose and announced, their anger.

Guess what happened? The effort was a failure. And in the case of the Republicans, finally, the chance to “repeal and replace” had it actually turned out that Americans liked Obama’s Reform quite well, and the party in flakes.

Now it is turning to the Democrats.

Here is the mayor of New York Bill de Blasio sound pretty Cruz-y: “To your question, Mitch McConnell, it is a political solution. If the democratic party would cease to act as the party of the elites and go in States, including red States, we can put pressure on your senators will vote for the nominees to him.”

Oh, suuuuuuuuure. Sen. Joe Manchin would, without a doubt, was deeply intimidated by the prospect of a guy too liberal, even for New Yorkers roles in Twilight, W. Va. the pressure is on. The struggle for a liberal, pro-choice justice begins in Boone County!

But it was the star on stage in Miami, who had the sharpest pitchfork.

“Sure, I want to see, we get a democratic majority in the Senate,” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren. “But behind a Democratic majority, to understand them better, the fight goes on. It starts in the White house, and it means that anyone with the we will remain energy in 2020 to come to the Front in January 2021.

“We need the pressure from the outside and have the lead from the inside and to reflect this Congress, the will of the people.”

Did you understand that?

What do you do when the voters reject your party in the Senate? Screw the voters, make the Senate listen to the will of the people!

This is the reason why the attacks on electoral legitimacy, and are therefore so popular, in both parties. If the results of the elections are not valid, you might be able to challenge you. But at least you can ignore what the voters said.

Always remember that the American populism is about what is popular, but the requirements of a sub-group that has a complaint against those in power.

Sometimes, it is wildly successful.

In the spring of 1964, Gallup, Americans asked what they thought about the mass demonstrations by African-Americans in favor of civil rights legislation. Seventy-four percent of the respondents said that the demonstrations, boycotts and sit-ins were a bad idea and damage the cause of racial equality.

Even as late as 1963, because of the support of the majority for a law was not to require integrated, accommodations for black and white Americans. But as the vote approached in June 1964, the support grew and grew, to more than 60 percent of respondents were on Board.

This is populism at its best: A movement that begins with the legitimate complaint of a group in the face of widespread opposition, which eventually grows over the course of more than a decade in a movement to change the national settings. This is populism by persuasion.

While Warren de Blasio and some of the other Democratic populists can imagine themselves as the freedom riders, for a new progressive agenda – single-payer health insurance, free college, gun control, a $ 15 minimum wage, unrestricted elective abortion, etc. – it is pretty clear that they are more in the Form of their Republican colleagues: ideologues trying to reverse engineer a movement to deliver radical change.

You is not a simple request, so that a disadvantaged group to enjoy the basic rights and privileges that all other, but a call for massive changes in the system impact on every American.

The problem for you is that you are way out of step not only with the wider electorate, but within their own party.

In our survey this month, we asked some of the primaries, voters choose between some binary options for a preferred candidate attributes. Asked whether they prefer a nominee “), which is the steady, reliable leadership,” or a “with a bold, new agenda,” Democrats split 72 percent to 25 percent for the “steady, reliable” and “fat”,”new”.”

Republicans must have been delighted to hear the Democrats, to see the B-team, in a race, who would most strongly to the American life break.

And most of the Democrats must have been thinking at least a little worried that in a moment, where the voters seem to be interested in a safe alternative to our mercurial incumbent, and its chaotic administration of the loudest voices were the ones that want to act in a populist revolution for the other.

BIDEN LOOKS TO REMAIN ABOUT THE FIGHT TONIGHT
Politico: “It was 2012, and a cocky-President Barack Obama had just bombed his first head-to-head against GOP candidate Mitt Romney. A wave of nervousness and doubt, crested on his re-election after his sluggish debate performance, the increase of the shares for Vice President Joe Biden in his own debate a week later against Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan. Biden rose to the occasion. He was Decisive and aggressive in all ways, Obama was. … The circumstances are decidedly different than Biden’s democratic debate in Miami, but again, a lot riding on his performance occurs on Thursday. And if he’s proven anything over his three presidential runs, and the decades of debate on the national stage, it is, that on these occasions it comes through in the clutch. … Can be seamlessly Pa transition from the lively ‘uncle Joe’ of Scranton,., to correct a more pugilistic version of yourself when you attempt the record.”

DNC get cash in Miami – Politico: “The Democratic National Committee will throw a lunchtime Fund-raiser in Miami Beach on Thursday as the primary debates, party drag, donors, and other VIPs of the city. Organized the event from the DNC Finance Chairman, Chris Korge, and takes place in the apartment of Thomas Sullivan, the founder of the parquet flooring company, lumber liquidators. … The fundraising campaign tied to the debates with a further possibility of the DNC is with the help of the great, energetic in 2020, the field of Democrats to his advantage, as the Committee are trying to build, financial contributions before the year 2020 the Bundestag election shows. In addition to raising money from donors, the Committee candidates 175.000 USD to load its voters-information-file and asked them to participate in party-wide fundraising.”

Trump’s campaign is spending a lot of money with Google – NPR “President Trump‘s campaign is counter programming to the debate and make a point — he is the President running for re-election, while the Democrats run against each other. … The campaign has purchased what is known as the imprint on YouTube, the space at the top of the Website main page. It is to buy a display, the cost can reach as much as $1 million for the 24 hours to each person who attended the free version of the video-sharing site owned by Google. The room is one of the most prolific places for online advertising and is frequently premieres bought for the big movie or brand launches as for policy.”

TO CREATE THE SET OF RULES: LET’S STICK, PLEASE
“On the basis of the past, in the future, we have good ground to apprehend, that the sword irritated sometimes, as the referee on their differences.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 7

TIME-OUT: SNAP
The Atlantic: “Each spring, young people and adults to enter are traveling from all over the country, the U. S. A. memory championship. The competitors, the so-called ” memory athletes,’ bring full incredible cognitive feat, in the course of the event. … Alex Mullen, who is the competition won [in 2016], out of a deck of playing cards in under 19 seconds and successfully recalled a sequence of 483 numbers after studying it for only five minutes. But champions like Mullen does not insist that they learn about each extraordinary inclination for memorizing. To sharpen their memories to competitive levels, you train every day for years, and they say that, with the same training everyone can learn to remember anything. … [Most of] memory athletes, [teach yourself], to remember information, through a process known as “elaborative encoding’reference, disconnected numbers, words or facts to the networks of the existing memories and knowledge. … Memory of the athlete’s abilities come from the turn of the first, less-thinking nature of the information in the second article”worthy

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INDICATOR
Trump job performance
Average Approval
: 44.5 Percent
The average of the rejection: 52 percent
Net Score: -7.4 Points
Change from a week ago: no change
[Average, includes: Monmouth University: 42% approve, reject – 51%; USA Today/Suffolk: 49% approve, reject – 48%; Fox News: 45% approve, reject – 53%; NBC/WSJ: 44% approve – 53% reject; Gallup: approve 43% – 55% oppose it.]

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I’LL TELL YOU WHAT: WHAT IS THAT SMELL?
This week Dana Perino and Chris Stirewalt discuss how the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates prepare for the debate stage, Dana shows why she and Peter were woken up at 3 A.M. and the duo discussed a perception gap study: Americans Are, imagine how divided are we? LISTEN AND SUBSCRIBE HERE

SUPCO SAYS THAT THE COURTS CAN’T FIX GERRYMANDERING
Fox News: “The Supreme court, in a 5-4 decision, said Federal judges in redistricting no role in policing partisan, effectively removing the courts from the process and instead of leaving controversial congressional maps in North Carolina and Maryland. The opinion about gerrymandering, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, said that the Federal courts do not have jurisdiction to rule on political questions like this. It is up to the legislature to deal with such questions. “We conclude that partisan gerrymandering claims wrote present political questions beyond the reach of the Federal courts,’ Roberts. “US judges have no license for the redistribution of political power between the two major political parties, with no plausible power of attorney enshrined in the Constitution, and to limit any legal standards and to inform their decisions.’ The cases … dealt with the allocation of congressional districts in Maryland and North Carolina, respectively, in a manner which favours obviously one party over another. Lower courts ruled that the redistricting was improper, and ordered to adopt them to new plans.”

VerBruggen: isan gerrymandering is corrosive – National Review: “The founder gave the task of drawing congressional districts, state legislatures, and the Congress the authority to override the States on the Federal law, knowing full well that these political bodies. Further, there is no definitive way to measure how much gerrymandering has taken place, in a particular situation and no objective possibility for the courts to say how much is too much. The Problem is non-justiciable is, in legal jargon “. But to celebrate a victory for the Constitution’s original meaning, we can admit a pause for a second, that the practice of rigging the party balance of the state’s congressional delegation is nothing to be proud of. To fix if the lawmakers use their power at one point in time a structural advantage, until the next decade, census – dilute intentionally the voices of some of the people you represent actually to abuse the process and undermine confidence in the political system.”

Trump administration denied is, to add citizenship question to Census – AP: “In the census case, the court said the trump administration, the explanation for the desire to add, the question was” more of a distraction than a statement. The administration had cited the need to improve the enforcement of the Voting Rights Act. It is unclear whether the government would have time to have a fuller account. Census forms to be printed at the beginning of the next week. Roberts had again, the court is of the opinion that with the four liberals, with him, in the relevant part of the results. A lower court found that the administration violated Federal law in the way it tries to get a question in General to ask about citizenship, for the first time since 1950. The Census Bureau’s own experts have predicted that millions of Hispanics and immigrants would go untold if the census asked each if he or she is an American citizen.”

THE JUDGMENT OF THE JUDGE: TRUMP VS. HEALTH CARE TRANSPARENCY
This week, Fox News Senior judicial Analyst judge Andrew Napolitano explains how the President uses unconstitutional law to micromanage health care: “first, if the Trump administration is that ObamaCare is, in fact, be declared unconstitutional – either because of the chief justice and his colleagues were wrong in 2012, as the President argues, or because of the Federal court in Texas is correct since the judicial claims to the Ministry – how can the President of the Trump you can rely to health on an unconstitutional Statute, a command provider? The second Problem is … addresses the separation of powers and the non-delegation doctrine, the latter championed by the late justice Antonin Scalia. According to the Constitution, the Federal government– whether the Congress or the President – has no say in health care. We know this because the 10. The amendment reserves the power to regulate the health, safety, welfare and morals of the States.” More here.

PLAY-BY-PLAY
President Trump the G-20 summit in Japan – WaPo

AUDIBLE: ‘HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE’
“In the end, you hold hands with everyone that you just say the debate with a quick Namaste and be happy that you cover to look forward to so many more democratic debates.” – Democratic candidate, Marianne Williamson‘s press team sent in an E-Mail to reporters suggesting ways to de-stress from the debates.

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SL-UGH
UPI: “A Japanese railway company said, the cause of a power outage led to delays for 12,000 passengers identified, as a little snail. Railway operator JR Kitakyushu said an investigation into the may 30 of a power failure, in Japan’s southern Kyushu region, the delays in some 12,000 passengers and led to 26 trains cancelled for the day, be determined, and the cause was a screw that made their way into some sensitive equipment. Officials said the screw came in contact with an electric cable, the firing of the shell to fail resulting in the power supply. A spokesman said the naked was a snail, squeezed through a gap in what should be a secure crate.”

AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“You get it, and the twilight’s gleaming, the popcorn’s popping, the kids romp and all are happy.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) writes in the Washington Post on April 23, 2010.

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.

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