Category: Web Briefing

Taibbi: The Bloomberg Myth Explodes on Live TV

Taibbi in the Rolling Stone: What a catastrophe Wednesday night was for Mike Bloomberg. The New York plutocrat was kicked in the teeth by Elizabeth Warren in the first minutes — she denounced him as a Trump-like...

DEMpire’s Fear and Loathing of their Base

From the American Spectator: ‘Today, I’m reflecting on the three years we’ve spent preparing for this moment, the changes we’ve made to make sure we are ready.’ That was Tom Perez, chair of the Democratic...

Lil Boosie: Goes Full Goat Head

Lil Boosie is in the bottom video. Watch that one. This isn’t the first time that Lil Boosie had some controversial statements that went against the grain in “politically correct” media culture… pic.twitter.com/3ojF1M79et —...

11,000 Attend Sanders Rally in Colorado

From the Denver Post: “We’re going to end a corrupt political system in which billionaires buy elections,” Sanders said. “Democracy, to me, means one person, one vote. Not Bloomberg or anybody else spending hundreds...

Politico: Bernie breaks out of the pack

From Politico: The dim prospects of anyone beating Sanders in Nevada were laid bare last week, when the state’s powerful Culinary Workers Union elected not to endorse in the presidential primary. Despite its criticism...

AOC Kicks of Her Re-election campaign

AOC from the New York Post: “We have some really ambitious goals,” she said. “Last election cycle, in the primary as we know, the turnout was quite low … this year, we want to...

“The Bernie Sanders movement is a strict church.”

Derek Thompson in The Atlantic: But the forces currently amplifying today’s anti-establishment fervor—the explosion of media, the democratization of fundraising, the abundance of viable candidates, and the advantage of niche products in crowded marketplaces—aren’t going away,...

This Flu Season’s Weird Second Spike

From Live Science: “We may well have, for the second year in a row — unprecedented — a double-barreled influenza season,” Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, told WebMD.