Joe Biden on Barack Obama: “I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a storybook, man.” Last night’s RNC featured Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who spoke directly to presidential candidate Joe Biden. “I think often about my ancestors who struggled […]
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After his ratings flop acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, Joe Biden is now watching from his basement as Donald Trump lays out his second-term agenda. Scott McKay, writing at The American Spectator, outlines Trump’s strategy, and makes note that Biden has a “100 percent propensity to vaporize as a presidential candidate” throughout history. […]
At The American Spectator, J.T. Young warns that Joe Biden is in “double trouble.” He writes (abridged): Biden is in double-trouble: His lead falling, the race’s remaining variables are also daunting. CNN’s latest poll demonstrates the first, while a quick look at the shrinking calendar reveals the second. Increasingly, November appears to hinge on Biden’s […]
Joe Biden’s speech was lauded by the media, but actual viewership was far below that of Hillary Clinton. In 2016 when Clinton gave her acceptance speech, she captured the attention of an estimated 30 million viewers. Joe, despite the advantage of COVID-19 restrictions keeping people at home and in front of the TV, couldn’t break […]
Character counts in politics, as do policies and political fortitude. Most successful presidential candidates have a defining message and they brand their party with their own political policies. From WSJ Editors: Bill Clinton was a New Democrat who would reform welfare. George W. Bush was a compassionate conservative. Barack Obama was a multiracial uniter who’d […]
Why is opening night viewership on ABC, NBC, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC down 28% compared to the 2016 DNC 2016 Democratic convention, asks James Freeman in the WSJ. (Night #2 reportedly was down 48% from broadcasts of the same night 2016.) Hugh Hewitt, writing in the Washington Post, does not see the problem as Obama specific. If speeches made […]
Originally posted May 26, 2020. In The Wall Street Journal, Gerard Baker outlines the many ways Joe Biden has been wrong during both his career in the Senate and as Vice President. He writes (abridged and annotated): “I think he [Joe Biden] has been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue […]
Originally posted on March 9, 2020.