The shape and narrative of an election is more interesting than polling percentages. From one election to the next, the shape or narrative changes more than all those hard numbers from polls and vote counts, but they do work in tandem. Therefore, get one correct, the outcome can be correctly projected.
Just don't count Bernie counties.
Mayor Cheat isn't ahead even under these rigged conditions.
Bernie still leads in actual votes, and is tied in delegates going to the DNC convention.
By now the carefully planned clusterfuck which is the Democratic Presidential Primary (DPP) is unravelling unashamedly as a hopelessly prejudiced and controlled event.
No results. Some results. Whose results? Warren, Buttgiggle, ByeDone, Bernie, and anybody else claims victory in Iowa. Can they do this? Sure. Because nobody else can claim that they have more votes. Why? Because, in the words of Lamont Cranston, only the Shadow knows.
Yes. Yes, it was.
Cable TeeVee: I found myself feverishly switching between the channels to see which anchor/election specialist/panel could find the most creative ways to fill air time with no news.
Let's go to Cindy at XXX HQ. Cindy what do you know? We're sure you're talking to your "on the ground" sources.
Ralph what do you make of this all? Well, obviously something is going on, we just don't know what?
So they buried that Des Moines Register Poll but they can’t hide them all!
Two new polls show Bernie leading Iowa by 7 points.
Bernie's off to a good start in the first two states. Two things:
I saw this video posted by our friends over at The Progressive Wing and it's the 3rd or 4th such video I've watched during this campaign cycle. The previous ones featured Campaign Manager Faiz Shakir, along with young staffers from Iowa and New Hampshire.
If anyone is here from the state of Iowa, please see the following page--especially if you are an interested caucus-goer. The Iowa Democratic Party has changed the rules significantly, and comment on some of the change proposals closes March 13, 2019. Yes, the page is in support of Tulsi, but it would apply equally to Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren supporters, or whomever you support.
Two transgender women, Carol Ann Beal of northwest Iowa and EerieAnna Good of the Quad Cities along with the ACLU of Iowa have challenged the Iowa Medicaid ban on coverage for transition-related medical services as being a violation of equal protection under the law "as promised by the Iowa state constitution and the Iowa Civil Rights Act."
65-year-old Mondell V. Olson read a newspaper article about a local transgender boy's gender journey. The article offended him.
So, what to do? Mondell called up Nevada High School and left a voice mail. Twice. He left the message that he would kill, brand and otherwise mutilate the body of the transgender freshman.
The Fort Des Moines Church of Christ on Wednesday filed for voluntary dismissal of its lawsuit against the state of Iowa and the city of Des Moines challenging an antidiscrimination law church leaders believed could force them to operate their restrooms under "transgender bathroom rules."
Alyssa Eve is a 23-year-old transgender woman who transitioned six years ago. One might think people had gotten over that by now.
But around 11:30 pm Friday Alyssa heard banging on the windows of her apartment.
She quickly called her mother, let out her Labrador retriever and went to investigate.
The first thing I saw was, ‘Kill yourself’ on my door.