Democratic Underground - DirkGently's Journal DirkGently's Journal http://www.democraticunderground.com http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:44:21 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:44:21 Saw that. Alternet also has a piece up re: gov't connections. http://www.democraticunderground.com/10028305714 Sat, 26 Nov 2016 04:51:58 Yes. Cultural and economic progress aren't mutually exclusive. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512626689 Sat, 26 Nov 2016 02:50:06 And if Mexico won't pay for that trillion-dollar magic anti-Mexican wall ... http://www.democraticunderground.com/10028296233 Tue, 22 Nov 2016 04:47:59 There is some merit to this. But will anyone pursue it? http://www.democraticunderground.com/1016171028 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 01:07:34 Seconded. Principles matter. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512614777 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:42:50 I doubt progressive purity drove 3rd party votes. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512614715 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:06:40 She signed off on Iraq and opposed http://www.democraticunderground.com/1016171020 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 23:33:47 Yes, Bernie gets his terminology wrong. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512614572 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 22:49:47 Gore was robbed by Republicans and the Supreme Court. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512614491 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 22:11:31 Neoliberalism is dead. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512614325 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 21:01:38 Well, no. Clinton was widely criticized for overstaying in 2008. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512614233 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:23:56 A bad emotional appeal beat a bloodless technocratic appeal. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512614185 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:09:10 The rust belt voted for Obama and Sanders. Clinton assumed she had them as well. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512614159 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:02:22 Clinton stayed well past inevitability in 2008 as well. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512614152 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:59:02 Well, no. Poor Joy-Ann literally thinks there is still a Soviet Russia. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1016171003 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:52:28 No owns "independent" votes. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512613901 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:58:13 It's the candidate's job to convince voters. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512613830 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:23:56 Obama was all those things, AND inspiring. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512613812 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:14:31 It could be that bad, but Joy Reid is a terrible analyst. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1016170988 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:05:41 If people were doing the math that carefully http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512613764 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:46:22 The institutions carried her water hard and now look silly. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512612605 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:24:12 I don't think HRC was creeping up on 100% of the votes. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512612568 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:11:16 We lost because our candidate didn't command enough votes. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512612537 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 23:56:36 Blue Dogs / Neolibs / "center left" Dems / DON'T KNOW HOW TO WIN ELECTIONS. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512612527 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 23:50:20 Not enough in the states Sanders won. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512612418 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 22:57:31