Bloomberg’s Entry Into 2020 Race Shows Democrats Are Panicking

Reports indicate that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing the paperwork to qualify for the Democratic presidential primary in at least one state. This news comes on the heels of increasing speculation that both Eric Holder and Hillary Clinton could join the race as late entries. Why are a growing number of Democratic politicians mulling a presidential run? Readers likely know the answer. Many Democrats don’t believe that their current front runner — Sen. Elizabeth Warren — can defeat Donald Trump. Sen. Warren made the political calculation to hitch her wagon to the socialist policies of Bernie

2020 Preview: Could One of These Democrat Underdogs Pull an Upset?

Last week, we began our preview of the 2020 presidential primaries by looking at the front runners for the Democratic nomination. In this next part of our series, we’re looking at the middle tier of candidates who are reaching more than 1 percent in early polls. These are the candidates who would have a decent shot at the nomination but will need to separate themselves from the pack to compete with the big names like Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Kamala Harris. Michael Bloomberg One of the top ten wealthiest people in the world with a

Could We Have a Fourth Party Candidate?

If you thought this election season could not get any crazier, think again. There are persistent rumors in Washington about a potential third and even a fourth party candidacy. Let me explain. Should Clinton and Trump win their nominations, Michael Bloomberg is expected to jump into the race as an independent candidate. It is widely thought that Bloomberg would pull more votes from Clinton, tipping the race to Trump. But lately, there have been credible reports that a more traditional conservative may also mount an independent general election campaign in order to appeal to center-right voters turned off by Donald

Could Another Billionaire Beat Trump?

Frank Cannon is the president of American Principles in Action and a respected conservative political strategist with over 30 years of experience. It’s interesting to me that Hillary is falling behind in New Hampshire, that she’s never actually come up with an adequate answer on how she explains the various classified emails that are on her server, and that there would be somebody like Bloomberg who would imitate the Trump idea of being outside the political dynamic but would approach it from a liberal and, in fact, a quasi-socialist perspective like Sanders does.  That might be a unifying figure for