Friday September 25, 2020

Democrats’ Iowa disaster opens the way for a wild card candidate

The only thing that was clear in Iowa was that the Democrats do not yet have a strong candidate for the presidency, which leaves room for an outsider to make an impression

9th February, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg arrives at a watch party at Drake University

It’s axiomatic in today’s zero-sum political environment, that if Republican president Donald Trump is having a very good week, the Democratic leadership must be having a very bad one. And this week was a very good week for Trump.

The mess that was Iowa will continue to fuel cries of ‘foul’ from the losers and quibbling from the winners about who actually emerged at the top of the chaotic caucus heap....

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