“But overall, Biden has, in my opinion, the best chance of making Trump a one-term president. He’s not too far to the left that centrist Democrats and even some moderate Republicans (yes, they’re out there and they’re looking for an excuse not to vote for Trump) won’t find him attractive. And he’s liberal enough so that he can get at least a plurality of primary votes. In this very crowded field, if Biden continues to poll around 30 percent, he’ll win the nomination. Like I said earlier, only Bernie can compete with him.”
Originally published on February 10th, 2019 It’s only February and the 2020 presidential field is already crowded. With the announcement by Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar that she is running for president, the number of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination is now up to ten. In addition to Klobuchar, the list includes Massachusetts senator Elizabeth […]
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