Bernie's Campaign Manager, Top Strategist, Think It's Time to Go

Latest reporting from WaPo: Some top Sanders advisers urge him to consider withdrawing “Top Sanders advisers” includes his own campaign manager and his strategist: A small group of Bernie Sanders’s top aides and allies — including his campaign manager and his longtime strategist — have encouraged the independent senator from Vermont to consider withdrawing from…

Prediction: Bernie is Going to Drop Out

This is my third diary on this topic. Each time I said I expected Bernie to stick it out through the debate and the March 17th primaries, and then he would leave the race. There were two reasons: First, he wanted to push Biden more to the left, and second, he wanted to show his…

Bernie Is Preparing to Drop Out

Yesterday I posted this diary, Prediction: Bernie Drops Out After Next Tuesday, in which I argued that Bernie was going to stay in long enough to have his one-on-one debate with Biden, and to have one more primary vote, and after that he would suspend his campaign. Now WaPo’s The Fix is saying the same…

Will Bernie Suspend After Next Tuesday?

Back out on my limb . . . I’m getting used to it by now. I’m in my cups reading the tea leaves, or maybe that should be in the tea leaves and reading my cups (or maybe just cupping a corpse — a toyten bankes for us Yiddish types), but. . . . I…

I Want Warren – But I May Vote For Bernie [Update w/ Thanks]

Submitted for your thoughts… I’ve been a Warren supporter for a while now. (I also donated to Amy after NH.) She has smarts, she is feisty, she impresses the hell out of me on several levels. And while I’m not as progressive as she is, she presents her plans in ways that make sense. Plus,…

Bernie – Like Trump – Isn't Showing Us His Medical Records

Bernie Sanders is 78 years old, the oldest candidate running for president (including IMPOTUS). Bernie suffered a mild heart attack a few months ago, though he quickly bounced back and is keeping a full campaign schedule. Still, he is an old man with a heart history who is running for the most stressful job in…

'OPERATION DIVIDE THE LEFT': Recent assault on Democratic candidates traced to 200 suspect accounts

A team of analysts at Politico found a small group of 200 accounts—specifically these guys—drove a “disproportionate” amount of racist and negative disinformation, over a 30-day period, targeting four Democratic presidential candidates for 2020: Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke. In fact, between 2-15% of all Twitter mentions concerning these…