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“Trump will claim the election was stolen. This new poll shows GOP voters may believe him.”

Greg Sargent: The poll finds that among Americans overall, only 43 percent have a great deal of confidence that their votes will be counted accurately. That’s unfortunate, to be sure. Meanwhile, the partisan divide is notable: 55 percent of Democrats … Continue reading ?

Democrats Don’t See Many Undecided Voters

Greg Sargent: “Top Democratic strategists have concluded that at this point, there are very few undecided voters left, based on both public polls and on private polling that attempts to push undecided voters to make a choice.”

Trump, Piggybacking Off Right Wing Claims that U.S. Rushing Citizenship Applications, Says Clinton Helped Machado

Greg Sargent: The “sex tape” angle here is sucking up all the attention. (Apparently, sex sells.) That appears to be a reference to reports about a steamy love scene that Machado filmed in 2005, though without further clarification, it’s hard … Continue reading ?

What the candidates need to do to ‘win’ tonight

With the first presidential debate just hours away, Greg Sargent of The Plum Line and Right Turn’s Jennifer Rubin joined us on Facebook Live to talk about what the candidates need to do to “win” on Monday — from Hillary Clinton’s imperative to “be humanlike” to Donald Trump’s challenge to master his first one-on-one matchup. Show More Summary

Are Most Public Polls Garbage?

David Plouffe talks to Greg Sargent about the tightening polls: “Some polls closely capture where the race stands. But they’re very incomplete. The Clinton campaign is doing large samples for modeling surveys of everybody on the voter file. So you [...] The post Are Most Public Polls Garbage? appeared first on Political Wire.

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Swindler Donald Trump trades one lie for another

Greg Sargent/WaPo: Donald Trump is a racist conspiracy theorist. Don’t let him lie his way out of it. There is going to be a lot of confusion today over what Trump does or doesn’t believe. But let’s not let two basic facts get lost in...Show More Summary

No, Clinton’s Health Isn’t a “Real Issue in the Campaign”

The Washington Post is, like many media outlets, a mixed bag. On one hand, they have some seriously great investigative journalists bringing important stories to light. Greg Sargent and Paul Waldman at The Plum Line are national treasures. The editorial page, on the other hand, is a different matter. But worst of all is Chris... Read more »

Open Thread: Bring Back the League of Women Voters to Moderate the Debates!

CNN tells us in advance that the bar will be dropped to floor for Trump during debates: — Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) September 6, 2016 Keep in mind: These tweets are from actual, working journalists! So why is the cable-media “news” so determined to promote Trump’s “winning tactics”? Is it just C.R.E.A.M. — because the […]

“Yes, Trump does buy off corrupt politicians. At least, that’s what he told us himself, remember?”

Good read from Greg Sargent: What’s more, it should be noted that this was more than merely a defense against charges that Trump had previously given to Democrats. It was a key argument Trump made to GOP primary voters: That … Continue reading ?

Washington Post Vs Washington Post

In the Washington Post Abby Phillips wrotes “Clinton isn’t doing better than previous Democrats with Latinos — even against Trump” While Greg Sargent wrote “If this new poll is right, Trump is absolutely shredding the GOP brand with Latinos” Both are horse race journalism, but Sargent is looking at the horses and Phillips is talking […]

Donald Trump went to Mexico, he choked and then he lied about it

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Critics were right Wednesday in blasting CNN commentators for describing Republican Donald Trump as presidential. He had given remarks beside Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. As the Washington Posts’s Greg Sargent predicted, he didn’t vomit. He didn’t urinate. So … he’s presidential! This...

White Nationalist Media Empire Or The Presidency? Trump Thinks He Doesn't Have To Choose

Has Donald Trump given up on trying to win the election in November because, as Greg Sargent speculates, he's more interested in constructing a post-election white nationalist media empire? I think there could be some truth to this,Show More Summary

Trump Releases His First Campaign Ad

Greg Sargent: “Last night, Donald Trump delivered a speech in which he spoke in soothing tones about the need to unify the country and expressed ‘regret’ about any remarks that have caused ‘personal pain,’ though he didn’t specify which particular [...]

“If Trump quits, GOP will have very tough time replacing him”

Greg Sargent: Could Donald Trump drop out of the presidential race? It seems doubtful that his ego would permit him to slink away like the World’s Biggest Loser. But Republicans are reportedly preparing for the possibility of replacing him with … Continue reading ?

McCain Declines To Say Whether Trump Should Have The Nuclear Codes

McCain offers no opinion. His silence therefore speaks volumes. Source: Greg Sargent/Washington Post John McCain — one of the most respected voices in the Republican Party on national security — was asked a direct question: Are you comfortable...Show More Summary

McCain Won’t Say Trump Is Fit to Control Nukes

Greg Sargent catches this interview with Sen. John McCain (R-AZ): QUESTION: Are you comfortable with Donald Trump possibly having control of the nuclear arsenal? McCAIN: [Silence, followed by unintelligible stammering.] Anyone that the people of this country choose to be [...]

Quick Takes: Tonight It Will Be POTUS’ Turn

Greg Sargent outlines President Obama’s role at the Democratic Convention tonight. While this signals that Obama, too, will make a positive case for Clinton as his successor, it also suggests that he plans to attempt a comprehensive indictment not just of Trump, but of Trumpism. The suggestion that he is optimistic about the country’s... Read more »


WASHINGTON POST’S JULIET EILPERIN TO DNC: STORY ‘RUNNING ON A1 TOMORROW… YOU ALL WILL BE TOTALLY FINE WITH IT.’ Meanwhile at the American Thinker, “In short, [Greg] Sargent is a DNC-Clinton shill on the payroll of the Washington Post.” Flashback to the Post’s then-ombudswoman in mid-November of 2008: “Journalism naturally draws liberals; we like to […]

Some people know Trump isn't qualified to be president, but support him anyway

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

If you wonder how it is that somewhat more than 40 percent of American voters can be supporting Donald Trump for president, according to recent polls, here’s another piece of the polling to mystify you. Greg Sargent flags a trend beyond...Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The Endorsement and the memorial

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Greg Sargent: Early this morning, before Bernie Sanders made his big speech endorsing Hillary Clinton today in New Hampshire, Sanders’s top policy adviser, Warren Gunnels, sent an email to a few dozen fellow Sanders supporters. “TheShow More Summary

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