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Trump v Biden in the first 2020 presidential debate: our panelists' verdict Donald Trump set the tone for a brawl that offered a bleak picture of American democracy As this annus horribilus grinds toward its close, the first (and final?) presidential debate provided further evidence that 2020 is a bad scriptwriter. What might pos
The Guardian | 3 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
America is in pain. The presidential debate offered no help | Moira Donegan Donald Trump spent the evening whining in a circus of vanity, lies, and hostilityWith more than 200,000 Americans dead from Covid-19, the economy in tatters, the west on fire, schools shuttered, police brutality against Black people still rampant, and mil
The Guardian | 4 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump heckled, bullied and lied through the debate. It won't help him beat Biden | Richard Wolffe The president is behind in key states. Fighting on TV wont turn things around or win over the sliver of undecided voters left In a bar-room brawl, who wins the fight? The guy swinging his fists or the guy clutching his drink?From the very first minute of
The Guardian | 4 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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A hot mess of a debate, and a bad plan by Trump: Goodwin A hot mess does not make for a great debate. Or an interesting one or even an entertaining one. America was mistreated Tuesday. A highly anticipated showdown in a closely fought presidential election in a deeply divided country had the potential to be a c
New York Post | 5 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Hume: Biden will be well prepared but with such low expectations anything can happen Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume joins 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' with insight into the first presidential debate.
Yahoo! News | 9 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The disgusting war on Amy Coney Barrett's family Even by the dismal standards of Supreme Court nomination battles when the would-be Supreme is a Republican, the attacks against Amy Coney Barrett have been repulsive. Perhaps because Barretts record is so impeccable even her liberal peers laud her intelli
New York Post | 10 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Amy Coney Barrett has a fine record on civil liberties Democrats worry that Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, an originalist and textualist who clerked for Justice Antonin Scalia in the late 1990s, will emulate him if confirmed by the Senate. We could do a lot worse. Although progressives often portray
New York Post | 10 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Maybe now de Blasio, Cuomo will start trying to save NY's economy? Now that The New York Times has finally noticed that the city economy and public finances is in rapid freefall, maybe Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio will, too. Tuesday, the Gray Lady warned that COVID is pushing New York into a financial abyss
New York Post | 10 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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How 'college for all' only deepens inequality Wells Fargos CEO recently faced outrage for a memo noting the unfortunate reality is that there is a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from. Rather than pseudo-righteous indignation, maybe its time to confront uncomfortable facts about both col
New York Post | 10 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Growing signs that mass mail-in voting is going to be a disaster Most of the media keep waving off any suggestion that mass-scale mail-in balloting could prove a disaster this November. But what if the bungling already seen here in deep-blue New York also happens in Florida, Pennsylvania or some other swing state? Reme
New York Post | 10 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend