Democrats seem determined to lose to Trump again

This is starting to feel a whole bunch like 2016.
Back then Trump managed to steal the white working-class votes in the Rust Belt states because he talked about bad trade deals and how they cost us whole industries, while the Democrats wouldn't even consider the topic. The Democrats didn't care about the white working class in the Rust Belt states. They took them for granted for 40 years.

So.... about last night

The Democratic Party is a joke. Of course this isn't news to anyone around here, but after.... whatever the hell that was last night, it's apparent to pretty much everybody.

The DMR/Selzer poll fiasco the other day left the most trusted pollster in the country and CNN with egg on their face. But last night left every network in the country scrambling to make sense (and fill time) of the biggest clusterfuck in modern political history.

This will likely be the end of the Iowa caucus, and probably the entire caucus system. And it was a 100% self inflicted humiliation.

New York Times Editorial Board Endorses Warren and Klobuchar

I. Can't.

Here's the link, but I frankly wouldn't bother:

The TL;DR version is "Both the radical and the realist models warrant serious consideration. If there were ever a time to be open to new ideas, it is now. If there were ever a time to seek stability, now is it.

Impeachment Party? Knock Yourselves Out!


Dear Establishment Democrats,

Thank you so much for inviting me to your Impeachment Party. It's really great to hear you've finally found something to nail Trump with. Good for you! You've been looking so hard these past three years. So nice to see all that effort finally pay off!

(Of course, some might say you should have spent that time looking for solutions to all the problems the country is facing, but hey, let's not get crazy! Right?)

Laws Politick per Sir Isaac Newton, newly derived from an Essay Upon Motion Systems

I was sitting underneath the shade of oak tree, bad season for cypress, actually. Then, whilst musing to myself, as most users are wont to, an apple didn't not impact my cranium, a curious thing occurred, i. e., a thought occurred to me concerning political polling.