Democrats have to be impressed with the GOP bench

Maybe Mrs. Clinton will win by putting together some magical electoral mix of demographics and turnout.  After all, that's how President Obama was re-elected in 2012. Maybe she will, but a lot of Democrats are not so sure.  They are also not too sure of their own prospects after watching the GOP debate. Dan Balz of the Washington Post warned the Democrats first: Democrats have enjoyed the summer of Trump and hope it lasts long enough to inflict serious damage on the Republican brand.  But they no doubt saw enough Thursday night to begin to worry about what a general election pitting a vulnerable Clinton against one of the non-Trumps could portend. My friend Barry Casselman warned them, too: Democrats might now, more than ever, hope that Vice President Biden enters the Democratic nomination contest. He, more than any of the announced candidates (including Hillary Clinton) has the political personality to shine in a presidential...(Read Full Post)