Posts Tagged: Bernie-sanders

If You Don’t Vote for Clinton in November

There’s a lot of emotion right now among liberals who supported Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nominee to be the next president. But if you’re a liberal, progressive, whatever, and you don’t vote for Hillary Clinton in November, you’re a fucking idiot. I voted for Sanders in my primary, but I sure as shit will… Read more »

Journalism Kind of Sucks Now

Journalism sucks today. The failure of 21st century journalism is no more glaring than in national political reporting. It’s bad. Take for instance this “news” story in the Washington Post today. The “reporters” Karen Tumulty and Anne Gearan wrote this lede. “Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, meeting Thursday night for their last debate before the… Read more »

Will Media Give Trump Another Pass?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has gone from creating a database of muslims to now calling for the total ban of muslims – even american muslims. The mainstream media, even serious reporters like Dave Weigel scoffed when reporters reported about Trump’s policy position that the federal government needs to maintain a database of muslims. To… Read more »

Matt Taibbi is Right, Sanders is Awesome, It is We Who Suck

When I was a reporter in Vermont I got a chance to meet Senator Bernie Sanders a few times. He often gave town hall meetings to discuss Social Security, or cuts to the Post Office or LIHEAP. My impression is that Sanders is the real deal. I agree with Matt Taibbi, it is we who… Read more »

Can Sanders Really Win?

I like Bernie Sanders. I think he would make an amazing president. If he could truly lead this nation, we could do so much to move this nation forward. But putting aside the liberal fantasy of a Sanders presidency, I don’t think it happens. Sanders is doing OK against Clinton in Iowa. But let’s be… Read more »

Bernie Attacks Corporation for Massive Price of Medicine

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) wants answers. Sanders is running for president and he wants to know why a company jacked up its price per pill of a drug called Daraprim from $13.50 per tablet to $750. Sanders and US House Representative Elijah Cummings wrote, “The enormous, overnight price increase for Daraprim is just the latest… Read more »