Political Junkie Blog

A Review Of Thursday Night’s Democratic Debate

With five days to go before the New Hampshire primary, some thoughts of the debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at the University of New Hampshire: — Congratulations to MSNBC for adding this...

Thoughts Heading Into Iowa

Maybe you’re not wild about the field of candidates.  Maybe you’re distressed by the tone of the campaign.  And maybe what happens this evening won’t even matter in the long run. Regardless, after months...

Iowa and New Hampshire: Always First, Not Always Right

We’re days away from the Iowa caucuses, and that will be followed shortly after by New Hampshire. If you’ve been following what’s going on in the two states – and what political junkie hasn’t?...

Who Dat? – L

As our fellow political junkies know, for some time now we’ve been showing photos of unknown buttons, arranged alphabetically by candidate names, for you to help identify.  We can’t make heads or tails of...

Name the Running Mates

In February we’ll have the winners in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. In January we’ll have the winners for … vice president! We’re talking about the latest Political Junkie contest. We’ll let...

Remembering Those Who Left Us In 2015

Have you ever witnessed in your life a political year like 2015?  There’s no way to describe it.   An escalating decline of dignity, and civility.  And one wonders if 2016 will be any better....