Respecting the game: My endorsement for the 2020 primary.

This is what it comes down to. With Washington state in play on March 10, my primary vote will matter for the first time in decades. We had a “show primary” for years, providing an advisory vote following a caucus that undemocratically selected our choice for nominee. But now I’ll get to cast a ballot that […]

The Progressive Voltron: How to buy an election.

Now is the time for all good candidates to come to the aid of their party. “This is Bernie Sanders!” “Hi, Bernie, it’s Liz.” “Elizabeth! Great work on Mike! We will show the billionaire class what—” “Bernie, everyone thinks you’ll have the most delegates when the convention comes.” “Well, sure. That said, there are many contests […]

Bernie’s campaign is the best ever. It may not matter.

Your next president. Maybe. Up until this week, I thought the 2008 Obama campaign was the best-run Democratic campaign of all time. I’m taking that off the board. Bernie Sanders has the best-run Democratic campaign of all time. It likely won’t lead to him being president, but it’s worth watching a master at work. Part […]