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Month: March 2016

Politico Magazine: How Bernie Can Win (But He’s Not Going To Like It)

“[Sanders] needs to start gaining the trust of anyone older than 30. Sanders must swiftly persuade a large number of skeptical voters who are not part of his core of youthful enthusiasts, voters who are nonwhite, or middle-aged, or even his own age and older.”

Politico Magazine: The Case for Vice President Al Franken

The air-tight case is here.

Talk Me Down Episode 1: Donald Trump

Donald Trump makes us anxious! But after you consider America’s demographics, limited cash assets and minimal cross-partisan appeal, you will be talked down.

Check out this episode!

Real Clear Politics: Do Anti-Trump Protests Backfire?

“Hillary Clinton headed into the March 15 primaries with her momentum seemingly on the wane … Yet she swept all five contests … did anything happen late in the race that might have helped her? The one event that dominated the news in the final days before Super Tuesday II was the shutdown of Donald Trump’s Chicago rally…

Politico Magazine: How Trump Beats Hillary (and How Hillary Beats Trump)

Politico Magazine asked me to map out how Trump would beat Hillary, and asked conservative Matt Latimer to analyze how Hillary would beat Trump. As you can see, I see Trump’s challenge to be exceptionally daunting…

The Last Word: Is Obama To Blame For Trump?

On MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” I join Lawrence O’Donnell, Howard Dean and Maria Teresa Kumar to discuss how Trump has roiled the GOP.

The New Republic: The Case for Shutting Down the Republican Party

“There is only one path for conservatives in a twenty-first-century America: Pivot toward America’s diverse center. Close down the Republican Party as it is currently constructed. Re-open at a new location, far away from the cesspools of hate.”