Throwback Saturday

On a Side Trek in May of 2016 happened upon this house in Hatfield, Massachusetts with two lawn signs side-by-side. Trump. Bernie.

Today Bernie Sanders is in the lead in Iowa polls. Trump is a defendant in the Senate trial accused of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power. Yet. Will likely be acquitted and run for re-election.

The more things change. The more they stay the same. In November 2016, I wrote in Mike Bloomberg for President. Let’s hope he’s actually on the ballot in 2020.

Untoward Torture

What did we do to deserve this? The American people did nothing wrong. Why are we being subjected to this extended torture? Days upon days of blathering bluster. Repetitive regurgitations of mindless muddle. The Senate Impeachment Trial.

House Managers. For 3 days. After a marathon yesterday. After hearing them for days in the House. Cannot abide Schiff or Nadler for another minute. As poor Lizzie, Bernie & Amy are stuck there kept from the campaign trail. Lucky Joe. Luckier Trump. And Mike!

Thanks to Book Club for a much needed diversion. Purple Hibiscus good or bad will be a godsend.

Women’s March 2020

Different perspectives. As always. What are they marching about in 2020? Better to be working for Mayor Mike. Or. Somebody who can win. This year snow and bitter wind kept them all away. Only saw an empty CPW with the exception of a bunch of cold cops.

Nancy Pelosi was a little too thrilled about impeaching Trump on Bill Maher’s show. Gloating never a good look. Even if her suit was. Maybe it’s because she’ll soon be Prez if she can get rid of Pence, too.

Beware the Polls

Have we learned nothing from 2016? When all the polls said Hillary would win by a landslide? Now the media is extolling Biden’s lead in the National Polls. Danger. Danger.

How are these polls derived? What’s the demographic make-up? Sample size? How do you reach them? Land-lines? Average age 75. Cell phones? Caller ID prohibits most people from even answering.

Here are some polls. Trump has 68 million followers on Twitter. Biden has 4 million. Trump packs huge sports arenas. Biden can barely fill a high school gym. Déjà vu all over again.

Go Mike!

Mike’s Long Game

As Dems rearranged deck chairs on the Titanic, Mayor Mike was out and about playing the long game. He’s had more air time with his non-stop ads than all of the rest combined. Except maybe Steyer.

Mike is dissecting the Country to target consequential counties making the case that Trump needs to go. Whether you vote for Mike or not. And. That the Democrat Party needs an overhaul. If anything can steer the barge into a 180 degree turn, it’s Bloomberg’s juggernaut.

Betting is on Mike.

2020 Predictions & Predilections

Predictions

China-Russia-Iran Alliance strengthens
Europe’s divisions deepen
Global communications system attack
New Pope
Dem nom won’t be Biden
Whoever it is will lose to Trump
Financial markets will be volatile
Chiefs will win the Superbowl
Tiger will win another Major

Predilections

Global Stability
Bloomberg buys Dem nom
Beats Trump
Markets remain strong
Pets-Free airline and hotel chain
Building owners fix façades fast
Niners win Superbowl
Tiger wins another Major

Impeach Cobbler

A cobbled together partisan impeachment. Russian collusion a joke. Ukrainian interference also laughable. Nothing about this process is dignified by statesmanship or comity. Rather. Pure political pulp.

Trumpistas condone bad behavior to get good judges. Dems criticize everything he does. To what end? Instead of finding the best candidate, they have contrived a just desserts for no compelling crime.

In the meantime. Go Mayor Mike! That’d be truly sweet.