TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2020
...the caucuses finally broke down: According to Future Historians Living in Trees, the following points were overlooked in real time, yet they were all portentous:
The Big 10 now had fourteen members. The Big 12 had only ten!
When the New York Times editorial board tried to craft an endorsement, they endorsed two (2) different candidates in a campaign only one could win.
The day before the Iowa caucuses, The Des Moines Register had to scrap its traditional, "widely-anticipated," day-before statewide poll. Unanswered was an obvious question:
Why would anyone want to release a potentially influential poll one day before an election?
On the very next day, and at long last, the caucuses finally broke down. Unanswered was a decades-old question:
Why did anyone ever decide to conduct this election this way?
The future scholars of whom we speak said these events were all of a piece. Then too, they mentioned the mainstream punditry concerning the deeply empowering Super Bowl halftime show.
In this morning's Washington Post, Alyssa Rosenberg challenged every upper-end hack in the house! For the record, we're taking Rosenberg's side on this matter, even though she undercut her own account of what she thought she saw.
In our view, Rosenberg got it right! Then too, her newspaper also had this.
Have we mentioned the fact that Professor Bhaer was too freakin' fat for marriage? These are the ever-shifting values of our own failing liberal tribe.