Attacks on Bernie work better in a general election than a primary. So what are Democrats convinced he’ll lose to Trump to do?
None of these people exude any optimism.
Sanders 2020 is like Trump 2016? Not really. The Democrats’ delegate rules mean that a candidate can't win the way Trump did. Look out, convention.
Trump again confessed out loud, demanding NY “stop all of its unnecessary lawsuits and harassment.” He does not, of course, mean of undocumented immigrants. He means of him.
It’s not just Sanders and the electability question. The whole field, while all of them seem like good, dedicated people, has disappointed.
We'll see Tuesday if that impression, which she’s made on previous debate nights, impacts voters this time — and which voters if so.
The precedent being established here goes beyond Trump. It’s harrowing. Absofuckinglutely harrowing.
This couldn’t have been more of a mess in terms of fueling story lines that will dispirit and divide primary voters.
If Sanders sweeps the early contests and the party then tries to stop him, we’re in for months of daily torture.
Here’s what I saw from the press gallery, on a day that will live in infamy.