Magazine December 09, 2019, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• We guess it’s a chicken company in more ways than one.

• Joe Biden retains his lead in national polls. Elizabeth Warren had been gaining on him but has fallen as her plan for compulsory national health insurance has attracted more attention. In Iowa, four candidates are roughly tied in the poll averages; in New Hampshire, three are. If it’s a fluid race, perhaps it is because a lot of Democrats are nervous that the top four candidates — Biden, Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Pete Buttigieg — have serious vulnerabilities that President Trump could exploit. If they’re worried, they’re right

NR Editors includes members of the editorial staff of the National Review magazine and website.

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