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Area 45: Tilling The Democratic Field With Ben Domenech

interview with Ben Domenechvia Area 45
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Ben Domenech assesses the democratic presidential race and gives his opinion about who has the best chance against President Trump.

In the News

Donald Trump Will Win Reelection In 2020, According To Various Predictive Models

quoting Bill Whalenvia Inquisitr
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Donald Trump will be re-elected in 2020, according to various models used to predict elections, Slate reports. Among the reasons for the predicted victory are a strong economy and an advantage always held by White House incumbents.

PoliticsAnalysis and Commentary

Why Would “Uncle Joe” Resist The Land Of The “Resistance”?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Call it a coincidence, but only a few days after California state senators voted unanimously to outlaw the use of circus performing animals in the Golden State, presidential hopefuls will be pouring into San Francisco to take part in this weekend’s California Democratic Party convention.


Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Election Forecast Models Trump The President's Bad Poll Numbers."

Analysis and Commentary

Colluders, Obstructionists, Leakers, And Other Projectionists

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Before the defeat of Hillary Clinton, the idea that the Russians or anyone else could warp or tamper with our elections in any serious manner was laughed off by President Obama. “There is no serious person out there who would suggest that you could even rig America’s elections,” Obama said in the weeks leading up to the 2016 election.

Analysis and Commentary

Election Forecast Models Trump The President's Bad Poll Numbers

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Monday, May 27, 2019

America doesn’t lack for superhero movies in the summer of 2019: an X-Men sequel will premiere a few days from now, followed in July by another Spiderman installment. But what of the Democrats’ search for a superhero of their own?

In the News

Fake Pelosi Video Sparks Fears For Campaigns

quoting John Villasenorvia The Hill
Saturday, May 25, 2019

A fake video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) posted to Facebook on Thursday that was edited to make her appear drunk is underscoring a quickly evolving danger for 2020 campaigns.

In the News

Nancy Pelosi Clip Shows Misinformation Still Has A Home On Facebook

quoting John Villasenorvia BBC News
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Facebook has said it won’t remove a doctored video that makes Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi appear incoherent. One upload of the clip has been viewed more than 2.5 million times - and remains visible.


What If 2020 Election Is Disputed?

by Edward Foley, Michael McConnellvia The Hill
Friday, May 24, 2019

Speaker Nancy Pelosi was correct when she recently said that the best way to avoid a disputed election is for the result to be a blowout. But that is a hope, and we need a plan. If the midterm elections are any indication, the number of states with razor thin majorities is increasing. With partisan distrust on the rise, the result could be a constitutional standoff, a loss of democratic legitimacy for the outcome, and even violence stemming from anger. 

Analysis and Commentary

Smoggy Day(s) In Washington Town

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Once again I’m late to the game, in this instance only now binge-watching The Crown – the lavish (and, at times, historically challenged) Netflix series about the last seven decades of the British royals.