COVID-19 and President Trump's relationship to the truth are just two things that will make the 2020 contest both highly unusual as well as a considerable challenge to analyze in an unemotional, nonpartisan way.
Rather than accept responsibility for our declining competitiveness, the US is shifting responsibility by starting a new Cold War with China.
Since 1984, Dr. Tony Fauci has run the NIAID, the $5.9 billion US government agency responsible for "leading research to understand, treat, and prevent infectious diseases." While COVID-19 engulfs us, he has become a talk show darling equally adept at describing the unfolding disaster as he is at evading responsibility for its spread. Wake up America, this would-be Emperor Fauci has no clothes.
Most people would be surprised to learn that the US designed the universal healthcare systems in Germany and Japan following the war. Here is how it happened there and why it didn't happen here.
Bloomberg’s campaign is good for America and good for democracy. He gives voters an additional choice. We have no obligation to support him—our vote can't be "bought." But choice is good. And choice that includes a candidate with no obligation to special interests is an important one.
Candidates Sanders and Warren routinely engage in pure and simple demagoguery, singling out billionaires, wall street and insurance and drug company executives. Is the targeting of such a small group based on their wealth and position really any different from targeting a group for their immigration status, color, or religion? Unless democrats reject this language, they will continue to polarize the audience and impede progress.
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