The Observer

The Students Are for Climate Action in 2020

The Students Are for Climate Action in 2020

December 27, 2019

“I’m terrified. The [climate] situation was urgent fifteen years ago when I was a kid. Now I’m terrified that I won’t be able to even recognize the world in a few decades.”

For the President and Hopefuls, Age Is More Than Just a Number

For the President and Hopefuls, Age Is More Than Just a Number

October 30, 2019

At 78 years old, Bernie Sanders has been endlessly campaigning through the states over the last few months. At such an old age, it’s a miracle that Sanders is able to keep up with the physical trials of the campaign trail.

Democrats Will Eat Crow With Goose Chase Impeachment Inquiry

Democrats Will Eat Crow With Goose Chase Impeachment Inquiry

October 16, 2019

With the current set of evidence, the only way Democrats have conjured up the idea of Trump withholding Ukranian aid is based on their view of the president who they clearly are not fond of. Impeachment is too serious of a process for it to be based solely on hearsay and poorly understood transcripts.

‘Summer Slumps’ Plague Buttigieg and Harris

‘Summer Slumps’ Plague Buttigieg and Harris

October 2, 2019

Both Harris and Buttigieg started remarkably strong out of the gate during the winter and spring of 2019. Yet as the temperatures outside started to heat up, their campaign momentum started to cool down.

Fake Polls, Real Money

Fake Polls, Real Money

August 25, 2019

If President Trump cannot believe that the polls that show him in a negative light are at all accurate, his solution seems to be to create his own poll, which is rigged for him to win.

Dear 2020 Presidential Candidates, We Have to Talk About the Planet

Dear 2020 Presidential Candidates, We Have to Talk About the Planet

April 30, 2019

Climate change is the only issue that should matter in the 2020 election. And, though science is not politics, we have allowed our politics to come before science. This must stop.

Robby Mook and the Future of American Politics

Robby Mook and the Future of American Politics

April 30, 2019

Democrats are less than a year out from the heart of the 2020 primary election, and many left-leaning voters are somewhat confused about how we will get there. With an intimidating number of candidates in the field, and new ones seemingly announcing every day, the state of the primary already feels intimidating and exhausting.

Schultz 2020: Tall Order, Grande Problem

Schultz 2020: Tall Order, Grande Problem

February 19, 2019

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz shocked the U.S. political world with his recently expressed interest in running for president in 2020 as a “centrist Independent.” He argues that the two-party system is irreparably broken, pointing to both the damage Trump has caused to the country while in office as well as his fear that the Democratic Party may be moving too far to the left.

A Look Into the Declared Female Candidates for the 2020 Election

A Look Into the Declared Female Candidates for the 2020 Election

February 6, 2019

With more than one prominent female candidate, “playing the female-card” is out. The policies of these women will take center stage.

The Progressives Aren’t Progressive

The Progressives Aren’t Progressive

February 6, 2019

Here’s why a few of the potential and affirmed Democratic candidates for the 2020 election do not actually represent a progressive vision.

2020 Vision

2020 Vision

February 6, 2019

While we are much too early in the process to accurately predict how primaries will go, we can point to some interesting analysis as to how this already-crowded primary will proceed.