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A supporter of Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders holds a sign and wears a mask of Sanders' rival candidate Hillary Clinton outside of the venue before the start of the Univision News and Washington Post Democratic U.S. presidential candidates debate in Kendall, Florida, March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

What Sanders — And His Supporters — Must Remember Before November

It is no accident, as they say, that those who “feel the Bern” today include prominent supporters of Ralph Nader’s independent presidential campaign in 2000. Their urge to reject grubby compromise, and assert moral purity is as powerful today as four cycles ago.

March 11, 2016
Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader speaking at a campaign event in Waterbury, CT at 195 Grand St.

Democrats, Don’t Blow It

The next president will almost certainly be either Clinton or a Republican. Democrats must ask themselves: Whom would you prefer to name future Supreme Court judges?

February 16, 2016

No Good Argument For Clinton Needing A Challenger

None of the complaints against Hillary Clinton amount to an argument against her winning the nomination. The stakes are simply too high.

April 21, 2015

Weekend Reader: ‘#NEWSFAIL: Climate Change, Feminism, Gun Control, and Other Fun Stuff We Talk About Because Nobody Else Will’

Don’t miss this hilarious story of what happens when two podcasters meet corporate media.

November 22, 2014