When Bernie Sanders inevitably bumps up his non-stop nationwide grifting tour to a rerun presidential campaign, he might as well headline it RESPECT THE WHITE PENIS, because there isn’t one of his ‘positions’ that isn’t already being presented by a better (and in many cases more effective) candidate already. But, hey — maybe after last week’s debacle(s), genius ex-Repub media guru Steve Schmidt can persuade Howard Schultz to ‘defer’ his own vanity campaign in favor of supporting the dude voted Most Likely to Undercut Successful Opposition to Trump 2020!
And then these two can duke it out (quite possibly literally) for the undercard position as Sanders’ ‘In case of senile decline, break glass’ vice-presidential candidate:
— The Hill (@thehill) February 11, 2019
De Blasio heads to New Hampshire as he contemplates run for president https://t.co/BnWSO2zPXq
— Yashar Ali ?? (@yashar) February 12, 2019
Also, speaking of political traditions I hope 2020 will finally put into their coffins, let’s hear it for the end of the Great Whitebread-States Media-Mulcting Processionals:
These are the most significant changes to the Iowa caucuses since their inception in 1972. They are meant to allow for absentee voting. They also make an already complicated voting system a bit more so.
— Matt Viser (@mviser) February 11, 2019
NH Secretary of State Bill Gardner tells me “so far it doesn’t appear that they’re changing it from a caucus,” but he reserved judgment until the Iowa plan is final. “It’s not all together yet. It’s just mostly an idea or theoretical…but ideas sometimes can morph.”
— Matt Viser (@mviser) February 12, 2019