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Enumerati

Biden Holds Wide Lead Over Trump

13 points

A new IBD/TIPP poll finds Joe Biden leading Donald Trump in a general election match up by 13 points, 49% to 35%. The other matchups were closer: Sanders leads 50% to 45%, Warren leads 49% to 45%, and Harris leads 47% to 45%. In the Democratic primary, Biden leads with 30%, followed by Elizabeth Warren at 17%, Bernie Sanders at 15% and Kamala Harris at 11%.

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Beto O’Rourke Isn’t Afraid to Call Trump Racist

All elected officials need to speak out about Trump’s racist and white supremacist beliefs.

And we wish Beto had run again for senate instead of president. He’s badly needed there.

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The King of Debt, as Trump Called Himself, is Earning His Crown

As tempting as it is to tune out news about the debt ceiling and budget deals, it’s time to pay attention. The excellent Daily 202 from James Hohman and the Washington Post breaks down how bad red ink has gotten under Trump.

Estimated deficit for 2019: $1 trillion +
Deficit for 2018: $779 billion
Deficit for 2016: (Obama) $587 billion

National debt as of July, 2019: $22 trillion
National debt at Trump inauguration: $19 trillion

As we remember, Pres. Obama used debt to successfully stimulate an economy that was collapsing as he took office.

Trump used debt to finance a huge tax break for corporations and rich folk, which he and the Republicans said would make things better for us average Joes.

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Enumerati

Trump Trails All Top Democrats

10 points

An Emerson Polling survey released Tuesday found both former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) leading President Trump by 10 points nationally, 55% to 45%. Sen. Elizabeth Warren also led Trump in the survey, 53% to 47%, while Sen. Kamala Harris and Mayor Pete Buttigieg both led him 52% to 48%.

Verbatim

Biden’s Not the Best Trump Goader

“In a party where every major politician (and presidential candidate) is fiercely anti-Trump, Biden isn’t even the most clever at goading him. Nancy Pelosi is the gold standard, with Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren coming up strong.”

Frank Rich

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Who Wore It Best?

Trump managed to do what World War II couldn’t: he aged the queen.

Verbatim

Biden Says He Won’t Play Trump’s Game

“I’m not going to get down in the mud wrestling with this fella. I’m not going to do it. I don’t want to get into it. Everybody already knows who he is.”

— Joe Biden, quoted by Politico, on President Trump.

Verbatim

Biden Has a Nickname for Trump

“There’s so many nicknames I’m inclined to give this guy. You can just start with clown.”

— Joe Biden, quoted by Politico, when asked if he had a nickname for President Trump.

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The Very Best Silent Protest of a Trump Nominee Ever

Keep watching.

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On His Last Day in Office, Ronald Reagan Delivered a Message for Donald Trump

“If we ever close the door to new Americans, our leadership in the world would soon be lost.”