Dem Poll: Sanders Leads Hillary in New Hampshire
Vermont senator Bernie Sanders is beating Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, according to a survey of the presidential primary conducted by a Democratic-leaning firm.
Sanders leads Clinton 42 to 35 among New Hampshire Democrats. “We still find Hillary Clinton well ahead everywhere …
Something Is Rotten in the State of Vermont
Earlier this week, I read something that sickened me. It was not new, however. This time, it came from the lips of Pat Leahy, the Democratic senator from Vermont. (One of them, that is — the other is Bernie Sanders. …
Establishment Dems Turn to Sanders for Fundraising Help
Establishment Democrats are trying to harness Vermont senator Bernie Sanders’s popularity with the liberal grassroots to raise money.
Sanders, who has emerged as Hillary Clinton’s closest rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, signed a direct-mail letter sent out by …
The Democrats Have an America Problem
Has Jeremiah Wright won? President Obama’s minister and mentor nearly scuttled his protégé’s presidential campaign when he ticked off America’s sins against the Indians, the Japanese interred during World War II, the slaves, and modern day …
Neither Hillary Nor Bernie Is Up to the Task of Holding the Obama Coalition Together
‘We are trying to be reasonable,” an organizer for Bernie Sanders’s Seattle rally said.
The black female protesters who stormed the stage became enraged. “We aren’t reasonable!” they shouted back. “If you do not listen to [us], your …
Planned Parenthood and ‘Black Lives Matter’ Divide Democrats
America’s two major political parties have a difficult task: amassing a 51-percent coalition in a nation that has always been — not just now, but from the beginning — regionally, religiously, racially, and ethnically diverse.
George W. Bush’s …
Bernie’s Strange Brew of Nationalism and Socialism
Editor’s Note: The following article is adapted from one that ran in the July 6, 2015, issue of National Review.
Marshalltown, Iowa — “All foreign-made vehicles park in designated area in rear of building.” So reads the sign in front of United …
Magical Comrade Sanders Will Urge His Way to Socialist Glory!
On Face the Nation this morning, Senator Bernie Sanders criticized Barack Obama for having failed to follow through properly on his 2008 election victory. If you elect me, Sanders suggested, things will be different.
Sanders’s argument was a familiar one. There …
Elizabeth Warren Plugs Bernie Sanders in New Interview
Shortly after the liberal group Run Warren Run announced the end of its effort to draft Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) into the Democratic presidential primary in early June, the organization threw its support behind Vermont senator Bernie Sanders. Now, …
Republicans Should Help Bernie Sanders to Weaken Hillary
Support Bernie Sanders!
This is a call to action for every Republican anxious to win back the White House in 2016.
Bernie Sanders, the socialist U.S. senator from Vermont, is now surging in his quest to win the 2016 Democratic presidential …
The Democrats: Too Old and Too White?
In the jubilation of the Obama election victories of 2008 and 2012, the Left warned Republicans that the party of McCain and Romney was now “too old, too white, too male — and too few.” Columnists between 2008 and 2012 ad nauseam berated Republicans …
Sanders and Trump: Two Populist Peas in a Pod?
A new chapter in American politics has begun.
Millions of Americans on the right and left have lost faith in their political parties, their government, and even the economic system. Only one in four Americans are satisfied with the way …
Handicapping the 2016 Field, Round Three
Both presidential nomination contests having been scrambled by recent events — the FBI taking control of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server and a raucous, roiling GOP debate — the third edition of the Racing Form is herewith rushed into …
Sanders 44, Clinton 37 in New Hampshire.
We are going to hear a huge amount of nonsense about “working-class Joe” and his appeal to working-class, white swing voters. That isn’t Biden’s advantage over Clinton and Clinton’s other Democratic challengers.
Working-class, white swing voters aren’t going to be …
And read Kevin Williamson’s terrific dispatch on Bernie Sanders.
Iowa’s Democratic Establishment Is Unmoved by ‘Bernie-Mentum’
The anticipation among the press corps was palpable before Martin O’Malley had even finished his speech. The five presidential hopefuls at Friday’s Iowa Democratic Hall of Fame dinner were speaking in alphabetical order, and reporters who hadn’t …
The ‘Socialist Surge’ in Democratic Politics
‘The rise of Bernie Sanders is proving awkward for the Democratic Party,” contends Politico in a recent piece about the surprisingly popular socialist presidential candidate.
Well, maybe his popularity is not that surprising. And it’s probably not that awkward. …
I was talking to a politically plugged-in lefty the other day who believes that Sanders will win both Iowa and New Hampshire. Seriously.
At the very least, what’s going on is that Sanders is soaking up a certain level of …
Bernie Sanders’s Soviet Honeymoon
What is it about worn-out socialist “worker paradises” like the old Soviet Union and Cuba that bring out the romantic in American radical politicians?
After Vermont senator Bernie Sanders announced his run for president, Britain’s Guardian newspaper pawed through …