Iowa Democrats Brace for Biden on the Bus

Joe Biden is about to become more freewheeling than ever. And this time, its intentional. At a time when his numbers are declining and bus tour that spanned Dec. 26, 2007 to Jan. 3, 2008, when he visited 28 counties. In February, he aggregate averages, compared to Bidens 16.3 percent. In between the two candidateswho span nearly four decades in ages between themare two progressive options, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who earn 18.3 percent and 17.7 percent, respectively. A recent Des Moines Register/CNNwent for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 primary and Trump in the general election, will offer a soft-landing for Biden, who is styling his campaign in a more centrist fashion than Warren or Sanders. …

The Greatest Trick the Trumpists Ever Pulled

The greatest trick the Trumpists ever pulled was to equate the innuendo of crime with actual crime. It started when Donald Trump was able to falsely equate Hillarys emails with Trumps Access Hollywood tape. One hour after the tape dropped, around 5 p.m. that Oct. 7, Julian Assange started dumping emails that Russian intelligence services had hacked from Clintons campaign onto distract, obfuscate, and confuse. And it worked. It worked very, very well. It was the cornerstone of an empire of conspiracies and lies, the birth of a cottage industry of far-right hucksters who put the con in conspiracy. But her emails became such a common refrain it rose to the highest level of internet content: the meme. Sure, Trump …