The Democratic Debates: Say hello to some newcomers

Well, folks, we did it. We survived the first round of the Democratic primary debates. Yes — that’s debates, plural. Although President Trump was tweeting about his ostensible boredom (concrete policy ideas seem to rattle the President) and MSNBC’s technical difficulties, 10 of the 24 presidential candidates for 2020 battled it out on stage last night. Striving to have a memorable moment, few candidates triumphed. Others did not.  READ MORE