2020 Election

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    Democratic elites might not like what they get

    Steve McCann describes in an American Thinker column what he calls a “fatal flaw” in Democratic elites’ electoral plan. Today, the two dominant factions within the party are the ultra-wealthy beneficiaries of capitalism plus college educated sanctimonious elites (collectively the vast bulk of the ruling class) on the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 2, 2020
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    Virus spikes and Trump’s viability in battleground states

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner highlights Republicans’ growing concerns about disturbing COVID-19 data points in key 2020 election states. Republicans are warily eyeing the resurgence of coronavirus cases in states critical to President Trump’s reelection in November, as much rides on the country’s ability to continue economic…
    Mitch Kokai, July 2, 2020
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    Forest v. Cooper officially filed

    Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has filed his lawsuit against Gov. Roy Cooper. The Republican Forest and the Democrat Cooper face each other in the 2020 gubernatorial election. This action is about the rule of law. That the chief executive must follow the law is as old as the idea…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020
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    Oregon demonstrates vote-by-mail problems

    Jim Pasero and Bridget Barton write for the Washington Examiner about Oregon’s recent experience with voting by mail. If the 2020 pandemic makes vote-by-mail inevitable for this November’s presidential election, the nation needs to know how not to do it the Oregon way, which encourages ballot harvesting. In…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020
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    Biden and ‘dementia politics’

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online explores cognitive problems plaguing former Vice President Joe Biden as he campaigns for the White House. Joe Biden is tragically suffering a mental eclipse and sliding away at a geometric rate. Understandably, his handlers have kept him out of sight. He…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020
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    Washington Examiner profiles 11th District’s Cawthorn

    Abraham Mahshie writes for the Washington Examiner about the surprise winner in North Carolina’s 11th District Republican congressional primary. Madison Cawthorn won’t dare criticize “our great president,” despite President Trump’s siding with his Republican primary rival in a contest the 24-year-old ended up winning. But Cawthorn will call out…
    Mitch Kokai, June 30, 2020
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    The 2020 election as a ‘contest of the angry’

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online explores key factors that will decide the outcome of this fall’s presidential election. The old 2020 election was supposed to be about many familiar issues. It is not anymore. Up until now, the candidates themselves would supposedly be the story in…
    Mitch Kokai, June 26, 2020
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    Trump might have a ‘Biden problem’

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner explains why former Vice President Joe Biden presents a different challenge for President Trump than the one he faced in 2016. Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden may not be moving much, but he’s proving a tougher target for President Trump than his…
    Mitch Kokai, June 25, 2020