Debunking the Myth of Bernie Sanders, the ‘Amendment King’

One frequent refrain among those supporting candidates other than Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in the Democratic primary for president is to discuss his lack of legislative achievement. Sanders is entering his 14th year in the United States Senate and has been the primary sponsor of only 3 pieces of legislation that became law during that... Continue Reading →

Ed Rendell Is Back, And Back On The Attack

On the eve of the 3rd Democratic debate, Ed Rendell (former Pennsylvania Governor, former Philadelphia Mayor & District Attorney, and former DNC Chairman) penned a Washington Post op-ed attacking Senator Elizabeth Warren over campaign contributions and defending former Vice President Joe Biden against her attacks. Here's the thing: he is not wrong. The substantive point... Continue Reading →

The Big Lie Bernie Sanders Keeps Repeating

On April 3, 2016 Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) sat for an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper. Sanders was seeking the Democratic nomination for president. Sanders was on a roll, having won five contests in a row at that point: Idaho, Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, Washington. Two days after that interview, he would pull-off a stunning defeat... Continue Reading →

Why Bernie Sanders is Wrong About Amazon

Misplaced anger. That seems to be a Bernie Sander specialty. Is it Amazon's fault they owed no federal taxes for last year? Or for 2017? Today massive, profitable corporations like Amazon are paying nothing in federal income taxes and that must stop now. You can’t be an American company only when it benefits you. You... Continue Reading →

Bernie, Where Are Your Damn Tax Returns?

Potential Democratic primary voters seem to be dividing pretty quickly into one of two camps: either you are a huge booster of Bernie Sanders for president or you are #NeverBernie. As a political journalist I endeavor to draw a line between my personal political beliefs and the objectivity required to cover a primary election process... Continue Reading →

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