Are there any adults left in the Democratic Party?
“After months dominated by the Republican circus of haters, ranters and that very special group of king killers in Congress,” the Democrats — the adults in the room — finally got to debate, harrumphed the New York Times editorial board in October 2015.
And sure, the GOP debates were, as the old saying goes, not their circus and not their monkeys, as far as the self-satisfied left was concerned. But now the liberal circus has come to town, and — unlike Republicans, who had leaders like Paul Ryan and Ben Sasse and Mike Lee and Mitt Romney to at least try to provide adult supervision — the absence of grownups is impossible to ignore.
Since Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton, Democrats’ behavior has been sad to watch.
On the mild side of the insanity is the focus on Clinton’s popular-vote lead. In a New York Times piece about how to talk to your family over Thanksgiving, one of the talking points was that Hillary won the popular vote. But why? Winning the popular vote is the equivalent of losing the World Series but scoring more total runs than the winning team. – READ MORE