2020 Election

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    Snapshot of the Day: 2020 Election as Brand Marketing

    Fascinating piece written by Fortune’s Geoff Colvin that looks at candidates as brands and assesses the relative strengths and weaknesses of the 2020 presidential field in two categories: brand strength and brand stature. Why did virtually every top pollster and pundit get the 2016 election screamingly wrong? On…
    Donna Martinez, January 24, 2020
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    Democratic senators stuck in D.C. rather than campaigning in Iowa

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner focuses on the U.S. Senate’s Democratic presidential candidates. The Democratic primary contenders stuck in Washington for the impeachment trial of President Trump denied frustration with being forced to stay off the campaign trail as the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses approach. Sens. Amy…
    Mitch Kokai, January 24, 2020
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    Taking the NYT to task for failing to make a choice

    Alexandra DeSanctis of National Review Online pans the New York Times‘ presidential election endorsement. Imagine how self-important you’d have to be as an institution to decide that the public so craves your political advice and opinion that you need to air an hour-long program dedicated to sharing your…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2020
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    You can’t make it up: Warren wonders how Americans could vote for a liar

    Tristan Justice writes for the Federalist about an interesting statement from a top-tier Democratic presidential candidate. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren struggled to understand Sunday how the American people could ever support a presidential candidate with a checkered history of telling the truth. “How could the American people want…
    Mitch Kokai, January 21, 2020
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    Bloomberg’s ‘corporate takeover’ of the Democratic Party

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner explores former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s approach to winning the Democratic presidential nomination. Mike Bloomberg is using his vast personal fortune to commandeer the Democratic Party, discarding tradition and ignoring the party establishment in an unorthodox bid to capture the…
    Mitch Kokai, January 21, 2020
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    Wealth tax ‘pioneer’ blasts Warren’s proposal

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon highlights an interesting response to Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax. Wealth taxes of the sort proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) will have little impact on economic inequality, one of the pioneers of wealth taxation wrote…
    Mitch Kokai, January 21, 2020
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    Impeachment and the 2020 election

    Bill Livingstone muses at the American Thinker about Democrats’ impeachment strategy. For Democrats, impeaching the president has never been the issue. The issue is the 2020 election. Here’s the political map facing the Democrats. The economy is roaring, unemployment is at an all-time low for black Americans, Hispanic…
    Mitch Kokai, January 17, 2020
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    A Democratic Party war

    Christopher Bedford argues at the Federalist that the Democratic Party faces a “war” that will “destroy lives and change our country.” The far-left of the Democratic Party is out of the spotlight. Out of the spotlight, but clearly still within the crosshairs of their colleagues. Its young congressional…
    Mitch Kokai, January 17, 2020