The objection to such brokered conventions is they are corrupt and undemocratic. During the Progressive Era of the early 1900s, many cynics believed corrupt political bosses controlled the convention nominating process and stripped ordinary people of the vote.
Democrats need to ask themselves, “what would Mitch McConnell do in our shoes” when dealing with Trump.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (?-New York) placed third in a major national poll of the Democratic primary field.
Technocracy is the belief Big Data and modern technology can solve our society’s problems. Technocrats believe our society needs a radical restructuring. Technology and Big Data are the tools the Technocrats will use to restructure our society.
Bloomberg is the strongest of the lesser candidates his support more than doubled from 3% in December to 7% in January.
Therefore, 82 out of 100, or 82% of Senators cannot get over half their constituents to like them.
In fact, Yang beat both U.S. Senator Liz Warren (D-Massachusetts) and Pete Buttigieg (D-Indiana) in the New Mexico polling. In detail, the 3 January to 6 January Emerson Poll gives Yang 10%, Warren 8%, and Buttigieg 7%.
In fact, Trump will be free to keep running for reelection if they impeach him. Ironically, the U.S. Senate could impeach Trump and voters could reelect him in November.
If Trump loses two of those states, I think it will be game over. Moreover, I cannot see Trump winning without Texas and Florida. Those two states will deliver 67 Electoral College votes in 2020. If Democrats win in either Florida or Texas, Trump will star in The New Celebrity Apprentice for the Fall 2021 TV season.
I think there are three Democratic candidates who could beat President Donald J. Trump (R-Florida) in 2020. Those candidates are U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Sanders (I-Vermont), Andrew Yang (D-New York),…
Trump’s electoral success rests on his ability to bring out two interesting groups of voters. I classify those groups as the Scared White Christians and the Angry Males.
Therefore, 90% of Americans have a favorable opinion of the public option (single-payer health insurance). I suspect that will create problems for Republicans next year.