The History of Trump's World Part 2

In Mel Brooks’ brilliant cinematic spoof, the ‘History of the World Part 1,’ world history is pilloried,parodied, and pushed to the limits, creating uproarious laughter, but that is a movie. In his most serious and somber, oh so somber voice the President credited the 1917(sic)Spanish flu with ending World War II. “The closest thing is…

ME-Sen: New Bangor Daily News Poll Has Sara Gideon (D) Beating Susan Collins (R) 43-35

Some very encouraging news today out of Maine: x Maine Senate GE:Gideon (D) 43% (+8)Collins (R-inc) 35%Savage (I) 5% Critical Insights/@bangordailynews 7/28-8/9https://t.co/jUiNe9I26Y #MEsen— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) August 11, 2020 Democrats are leading in Maine’s major races, according to a Bangor Daily News-Digital Research poll conducted in late July and early August. House Speaker Sara Gideon…

New Marquette University Poll Has Joe Biden Beating Trump In Wisconsin 49-44

Here’s some good news today out of Wisconsin: Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump in Wisconsin, according to Tuesday’s Marquette University Law School Poll. Among likely voters, those who say they’re absolutely certain they’ll cast ballots in the fall, Biden holds a 49% to 44% advantage over Trump. Among registered voters, Biden…

GA-Sen A & B: SurveyUSA Poll Shows Tight Senate Races, Biden Beating Trump 46-44

More news out of Georgia today. First, the main Senate Race: Georgia Senate GE:David Perdue (R-inc) 44% (+3)Jon Ossoff (D) 41%@surveyusa/@11AliveNews, LV, 8/6-8https://t.co/4Je6G768GC #GAsen — Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) August 11, 2020 Here are some points on this race: * Among voters who strongly disapprove of GA Governor Brian Kemp’s response to COVID, Ossoff leads Perdue…

Biden is Playing with Trump's Head over VP [Update: It's Kamala!]

The New York Times reports in its election updates that Joe Biden is expected to reveal his running mate as soon as today. Or maybe tomorrow. Or make that Thursday. An earlier update reports that the process is — finally!  — drawing to a close and takes him to task for taking so long: In…

KY, SC & ME-Sen: GOPers Who Denounced Obama's “Executive Overreach” Are Now Praising Trump

Ok, so we know about Trump’s “executive order” on the coronavirus stimulus relief package: President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders Saturday in an effort to bypass congressional negotiations and extend financial relief to tens of millions of Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. One order would extend enhanced unemployment benefits at a reduced rate of $400 per…

Triumph of the Could at Gettysburg: “Slide into partial irrelevance…even more difficult for Trump”

Trump’s self-fulfilling idiocy still needs to drive his numbers further down. Like punking his gun-toting followers, a desperate Trump thinks that having his GOP RNC acceptance speech at Gettysburg will do for his neo-confederate followers something, something Charlottesville. The Stephen Miller logic probably has more historical revisionist malarkey in the first speech draft. Then again…

New OH Predictive Insights Poll Has Joe Biden Beating Trump In Arizona 49-45

Here’s some good news today out of Arizona: #AZPOP #POLL: #Presidential race in #Arizona (Change Since July)@JoeBiden (D): 49% (+/- 0) @realDonaldTrump (R): 45% (+1) N=603, MoE +/- 4.0%, Survey Conducted 8/3/20 – 8/4/20 — OHPI (@OHPredictive) August 10, 2020 #AZPOP #POLL: @realDonaldTrump Favorability Rating in #Arizona Total Favorable: 47% Total Unfavorable: 52% N=603, MoE…

Accountability for crimes against humanity: Trump killed tens of thousands of Americans

​Will Saletan discusses “Trump’s interference or negligence in every stage of the government’s failure: preparation, mobilization, public communication, testing, mitigation, and reopening.” Then America’s luck ran out. “The U.S., which accounts for less than 5% of the world population, leads all other countries in global coronavirus infections and deaths” — CNBC The most complete, fully…

SC-Sen: Rep. Eric Swalwell (D. CA) Helps Jaime Harrison (D) Send Lindsey Graham (R) Home Packing

Received this e-mail from former presidential candidate, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D. CA-15), in support of Jaime Harrison’s (D. SC) U.S. Senate campaign: Jaime Harrison (D. SC) This is BIG. The latest polling shows Democrat Jaime Harrison TIED with Lindsey Graham in South Carolina!!! (yes!!!). Can you rush a contribution right now to help Jaime take the lead?! » Democrats have to flip…