Daily Archives: November 8, 2020

AOC

Guardian: The failure of the party to operate an online strategy “in a real way that exhibits competence”, Ocasio-Cortez told the Times, made it hypocritical for the party to advance criticism of progressive messaging. “If I lost my election, and … Continue reading

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‘Very worst of the pandemic’ ahead in US with no apparent strategy

Guardian: A lame-duck presidency and political gridlock after a bitterly fought election are set to worsen the US’s coronavirus crisis just as the pandemic enters its deadliest phase, according to health experts. … “The strategy, if you can summarize in … Continue reading

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Dorotheenstädtisch- Friedrichswerderscher Friedhof

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Likelihoods

Guardian: Biden is likely to enter his first term as president with a divided Congress, where Democrats control the House of Representatives but Republicans hold a majority in the Senate. Associated Press: It really does seem quite likely that the … Continue reading

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On eagle’s wings we embark on the work that God and history have called upon us to do. And may God protect our troops.

Joe Biden’s Victory Speech: My fellow Americans, the people of this nation have spoken. They have delivered us a clear victory. A convincing victory. Cook Political Report: Biden won with 50.7% of the popular vote. Statistica.com: Barack Obama (2012) 51.1% … Continue reading

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Reasons Biden won

Anthony Zurcher, BBC: In his third try for the Oval Office, Biden still had his share of verbal stumbles, but they were sufficiently infrequent that they never became more than a short-term issue. Part of the explanation for this, of … Continue reading

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US election 2020: Why Donald Trump lost

Nick Bryant, BBC: Let the 2020 election bury the mistaken notion once and for all that the 2016 election was a historical accident, an American aberration. Donald Trump won more than 70 million votes, the second highest total in American … Continue reading

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