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Analysis and Commentary

The Democrats Have An Aaron Sorkin Candidate, So Why Isn’t He Soaring Higher In the Polls?

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Go down the long list of Democratic presidential candidates – past the senators, congressmen and even the self-help author – and two names are missing: Presidents Josiah Bartlet and Andrew Shepherd.

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In The Limbo Dance That Is Trump-Newsom Animosity, A New California Law Shows How Low You Can Go

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Donald Trump received only 31.6% of California’s vote in the 2016 presidential election.

That Trump failed to carry the Golden State barely qualifies as news.

Analysis and Commentary

Will 2020 Be A Repeat Of 2004 For Democrats?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Fifteen years ago, the Democrats backed off from the hard left, taking the safe route in nominating a boring and sedate party man — and came close to winning against a controversial incumbent president.

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses Joe Biden's bid for the presidency.

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Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the Democrat's debates and who will be invited to the next debates.

Interviews

John Yoo: California Is Trying To Meddle With Ballot To Oppose Trump

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses a new California law that requires release of tax returns to appear on the primary ballot.

In the News

“Free Everything” And The First Law Of Politics

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Foundation of Economic Education
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Entrepreneurs do a much better job than politicians at alleviating scarcity through efficient, value-creating production.

Analysis and Commentary

Democrats’ Debate Cowardice, Hypocrisy, And Nuttiness

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Half of the Democratic 20-person primary field in the debates appeared unhappy, shrill, and self-righteous, and determined that no candidate should out-left any other.

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Area 45: Brady And Rivers On The State Of The Presidential Race

interview with David Brady, Douglas Riversvia Area 45
Monday, August 5, 2019

What post-debate polling suggests about the effectiveness of the candidates’ messaging and how the tragedy in El Paso factors into national politics.

Analysis and Commentary

Lanhee Chen: 2020: A Contest Between Socialism And Capitalism

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall Review
Monday, August 5, 2019

Twenty of the Democrats vying to be our next President finished two nights of debates, where it became very clear that the energy of the party was behind policies that would push America to the far left—making the Democrats of the past look like conservatives.

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