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Friday, September 18, 2020

Carson’s Commentary: Boat parades, botched Kenosha, and Biden takes it to Twitter

The unofficial end of summer may have passed, but nothing is cooling down in the 2020 election race. September seems poised to continue the harsh rhetoric of months past, as both COVID-19 and civil unrest are still polarizing the electorate. So what are the implications of the past week on both Donald Trump and Joe Biden?

The Democratic Convention, and the problematic narrative of overcoming disabilities

Can a disabled person be president? The general public doesn’t seem to think so. At the Democratic convention a few weeks ago, a teenager named Braydon Harrison gave a moving speech about Joe Biden. Harrison, who has a stutter, was talking about how meeting Biden had inspired him. In the past, Biden has discussed how he had a stutter as a child, talking about it in-depth in an interesting interview by The Atlantic this year. The interview also that looked at the fact that there are times Biden still does stutter.

Think beyond the presidential election

The racial and class-based antagonisms in this country are being entrenched by COVID-19 as the inhumanity of all our most basic institutions is laid bare. In such an important time, we must think beyond the approaching presidential election.

The National Nominating Conventions: facts or fiction?

Night 4 of the Republican National Convention concluded on Aug. 27 with President Donald Trump accepting the Republican nomination for re-election. Over the course of those four days, during which numerous speakers voiced their public support for Trump, a handful of misleading claims were made against former Vice President Joe Biden. During his acceptance speech, Trump claimed that, “The Biden plan would eliminate America's borders in the middle of a global pandemic. And he is even talking about taking the wall down.” This isn’t true.

Carson’s Commentary: August heats up the electoral landscape

Let’s get down to business — the most hyped election of our lifetime occurs exactly two months from today. And the battle between President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden looks quite different than it did just a month ago.

Dear Liberals, Have You Lost Your Damn Minds?

The number one priority for liberals in the United States of America ought to be winning this election, but loss seems inevitable at this point. Liberals have made the Democratic Party far too unattractive to the average voter.

Candidates

Trump

In Case You Missed It: Week of September 13

Hurricane Sally made landfall as a category two hurricane near Pensacola, Florida on Wednesday morning. By Wednesday evening, the storm had weakened to a tropical depression, but left more than half a million people in the area without power.

Carson’s Commentary: Does Trump deserve the Nobel Prize for Middle East peace deals?

You’ve read the title by now; the question I have raised speaks for itself. And as is the case in most affairs centered around Donald Trump, such a simple question has quite a complex answer. Please allow me to take a break from covering the U.S. election this week and dive into it.

All the President’s Failures: Bob Woodward’s betrayal of journalism ethics

This year, the coronavirus pandemic has killed 196,000 Americans and made over 6 million ill, likely causing many long-term health consequences. Since the beginning, President Donald Trump has attempted to act as though the pandemic wasn’t really as bad as everyone thought.

Skepticism towards Trump’s coronavirus response surfaces after leaked tapes

President Trump is facing backlash in regard to his pandemic response after a leaked tape of him admitting downplaying the COVID-19 pandemic surfaced last Wednesday.

Biden

In Case You Missed It: Week of September 13

Hurricane Sally made landfall as a category two hurricane near Pensacola, Florida on Wednesday morning. By Wednesday evening, the storm had weakened to a tropical depression, but left more than half a million people in the area without power.

Skepticism towards Trump’s coronavirus response surfaces after leaked tapes

President Trump is facing backlash in regard to his pandemic response after a leaked tape of him admitting downplaying the COVID-19 pandemic surfaced last Wednesday.

Carson’s Commentary: Boat parades, botched Kenosha, and Biden takes it to Twitter

The unofficial end of summer may have passed, but nothing is cooling down in the 2020 election race. September seems poised to continue the harsh rhetoric of months past, as both COVID-19 and civil unrest are still polarizing the electorate. So what are the implications of the past week on both Donald Trump and Joe Biden?

Pokémon Go To The Polls 2.0: Joe Biden tugs at Gen-Z nostalgia

Former Vice President and 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden launched official “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” yard signs earlier last week, as yet another virtual approach to compel votes.

Other Electables

Working Americans need a new political party

In the current 2020 Democratic presidential primary, the party is once again demonstrating that it cannot tolerate leadership or policies which represent or advocate for American workers.

The Democratic Establishment: Why Bernie and Trump don’t hate each other

Since he turned political nearly five years ago, Donald Trump’s Twitter attacks have given him an unprecedented amount of free media coverage. But in recent months, one man has found himself both immune from the president’s attacks and invisible in the mainstream media: Bernie Sanders.