The last debate was supposed to be the coronation of Kamala “That girl was me” Harris.
Instead, after a burst of good polls, voters realized that Harris wasn’t all that interesting and the media struggled to keep reporting on her. Instead, the top tier below Biden is stocked with hard lefties like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.
With the race having shifted, yet again, Dem 2020ers began reinveting themselves as moderates. Occasionally.
They’re not extremist radicals. They’re radical extremists.
Beto O’Rourke seems to have realized that he won’t even place in the primaries and is preparing to shift to another Texas race. He spoke with nervous intensity while patting an imaginary dog, and has probably managed to convince even his biggest fans it’s time to move on.
John Delaney and Steve Bullock pushed back against Sanders and Warren with a limited degree of effectiveness. Delaney reminded me of Jim Webb, in that he knows the material, but his personality and mannerisms get in the way. Bullock did well enough that he will probably get a sizable bounce. Neither of them are moderates, but they’re gambling that in an electability primary, they might serve as the counterweights to Sanders and Warren, while staying in the game.
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