You might not be able to pick John Delaney out of a lineup, but he’ll go down in history in at least one way: as the first 2020 presidential candidate to drop dead during a live televised debate.
OK, not really, but for awhile there, Wikipedia said so. His Wikipedia page was edited mid-debate to list his date of death as Tuesday, July 30, at the hands of Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Delaney, a former congressman from Maryland, tried to position himself as a realist, saying he wanted to avoid “impossible promises” and “run on things that are workable, not fairytale economics.”
And to that, Warren, a senator from Massachusetts, had this to say: Read more…
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Ever felt threatened by someone else’s fancy language skills?
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker seemed to feel just that during the Democratic Debate on Wednesday night, when rival candidate Beto O’Rourke flexed his Spanish skills first.
When Beto was asked if he would support a higher tax rate for top earners, he responded by stating that the economy needed to “work for everyone.” Beto then switched mid-answer to Spanish, and Booker was caught glaring in his wake.
Booker, of course, can also speak SpanishHe made his pitch to voters when he called into Univision’s Despierta América when he announced his candidacy back in February. Read more…
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