Joe Biden, now the dominant front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, has continued to have trouble speaking, maintaining a clear line of thought, and forming a coherent sentence. Over the past weeks Biden’s gaffes have gotten to the point where many are now weary if he has the capacity to stand on the stage with Trump, much less be the Commander-in-Chief.
Now that the Democratic presidential field has been narrowed down to two candidates, it’s worth taking a more direct look into the candidates’ proposals. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, a self-described Democratic-Socialist, has proposed highly progressive tax reforms in order to alleviate income inequality and pay for his extensive social programs.
Over the last few days President Trump has ordered attacks on the enemies of the United States and its citizens abroad. After instituting these attacks the President has come under extreme scrutiny and prejudices of the Democrat controlled House. So let’s take a look at the reality of the situation, and in doing so we will also discover the Democratic Party’s inability to know and speak the truth.
During the last Democratic debate we got two very different takes on what the American healthcare system should look like. The two leading progressive candidates, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, strongly advocated for a universal healthcare system, while Joe Biden, the leading moderate candidate, proposed an expansion and improvement of Obamacare.
You’d think Germans would be excited, maybe even a little patriotic, with the announcement that one of their own would become President of the European Commission, for the first time in fifty years. The first woman ever to head the Commission might also be an event worth celebrating. Instead, after marathon talks, following less-than-conclusive parliamentary elections, many Germans have been left wondering, “what was the point of all that?” Ursula von der Leyen’s face was nowhere to be seen in the posters plastered throughout Germany amidst the campaign for Europe’s top job. “Who needs a Spitzenkandidat,” (top candidate) one wonders, “when you can have a Homecoming Queen?