What happened to the election?

I concluded the trump won the election when all the Democratic candidates in the first debate raise their hand to support Medicare for All.

This conclusion is reinforced now the budget fiscal cupboard is bare after the bailouts present and future. There is no political constituency for college for all, Medicare for all and the green new deal. Taxes are never popular especially when tax rises have to pay for all the money borrowed

Why Evolution Is True

On March 17 I noted that I’d made a $100 bet with a friend that Donald Trump would lose his bid for a second term come November.  My reasons were these:

Now that Trump has bungled the handling of the epidemic, makes daily statements about it so palpably stupid that even a “deplorable” can see through them, and gives himself a ten out of ten in handling the crisis, I think his chances of victory are even slimmer. And that’s on top of the economy, which is heading south so fast it will reach Antarctica before the summer.

Since then Trump has screwed up even more, repeatedly making dumb and even harmful assertions (“I might take chloroquine”), backtracking (pews filled by Easter!), praising himself, denigrating others (including governors) and generally looking like the narcissistic moron he is. It’s on view daily.  And yet. . . his approval rating is as…

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