Tag Archives: Joe Biden

Not to belabor the obvious, but…

I called up Elizabeth Warren’s Labor Day message and said, “Check it out, Swamp Rabbit. Woody Guthrie could have written it.” Today’s a federal holiday because on the eve of the 20th century, machinists, carpenters, and people who worked in … Continue reading

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No time to nitpick over VP pick

“What’s your problem?” Swamp Rabbit said. The Democratic Party still stands for next to nothing, I told him. It feels like 2016, when the party trotted out candidates for president and vice-president (quick — who was that guy?) who seemed … Continue reading

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OK, it’s Biden, if he still has a pulse

.@BernieSanders bowed to the math in acknowledging that @JoeBiden will be the nominee. He used the time today to laud his movement. But if his goal is to defeat @realDonaldTrump, he’ll have to make a more affirmative case for Biden … Continue reading

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Big day for the ‘anybody but Bernie’ mob

The “anybody but Bernie” movement shifted into high gear Monday when two underperforming presidential hopefuls, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar, quit the race and endorsed good soldier Joe Biden, the ultimate establishment Democrat. The announcements moved Swamp Rabbit to get … Continue reading

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Battle royale in Vegas

Warren came out SWINGING at Bloomberg pic.twitter.com/3D8bnvvm4m — Pod Save America (@PodSaveAmerica) February 20, 2020 Swamp Rabbit dropped by my shack last night toting a couple of stolen TV dinners with the brand name DEVOUR. Fittingly, we ate them while … Continue reading

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Dems’ circular firing squad takes aim

Swamp Rabbit wanted to know why the corporate news media are blatantly anti-Bernie. “Because he’s a pushy old guy from the Bronx,” I said. “Because he complains about their biased coverage of his campaign.” Swamp Rabbit was referring to the … Continue reading

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The ‘cold civil war’ is warming up

Brrr! America is shivering through a cold civil war. The longer it persists, the more likely it is to end not with a whimper but with a bang. So says my friend Swamp Rabbit, a formerly apolitical drifter transformed into … Continue reading

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How about a moat? And toss in some alligators

Swamp Rabbit and I were drinking coffee from tin cups, listening to a Jimmie Rodgers album and reading a surreal story in Guardian UK: Donald Trump discussed shooting migrants in the legs to slow them down, after ordering advisers to … Continue reading

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Dems have one job. Will they screw it up?

We were on the porch at my shack in the Tinicum swamp. “Swine was all I could swipe at the SuperFridge,” Swamp Rabbit said as he placed a few hot dogs on my hibachi. “Couldn’t even steal no sardines.” I’m … Continue reading

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