One would think that running an attractive moderate would make for a slam dunk for Democrats come the November 2020 presidential election. In reality, however, one would be wrong.
Courtesy of a late in the game Game Seven epic comeback rally, the Washington Nationals have brought home the World Series trophy to Washington DC for the first time since the presidency of Calvin Coolidge. In other words, Curse of the Bambino territory.
Per recent polling, crucial independent voters are sending up a warning signal.
Per the Washington Post’s perfectly reasonable approach to counting, Senator Warren’s number was more on the order of 48% whereas Bernie was scored at 60%.
Wall Street Democratic donors warn the party: we’ll sit it out or back Trump if you nominate Elizabeth Warren
During the campaign, Warren has put out multiple plans intended to curb the influence of Wall Street, including a wealth tax. In turn, a number of big bank executives and hedge fund managers are primed to resist her.
The New York Times columnist David Brooks has offered a hypothetical review of his expectations of an Elizabeth Warren presidency set in 2050 and the assessment is not pretty. Basically, she gets little done.