Election 2020: Democrats announce their 20 semi-finalists

It's too bad Democratic Party chairman Tom Perez didn't position all 24 Democratic Party candidates for president up on some luminously lighted stage and then called their names, one by one, in no particular order, to come on down and stand on one of the 20 elephant stools for the semi-finals, each contender grasping his or her face with both hands, mouths gaping in surprised joy. Bernie Sanders, come on down! That how it happens at the Miss Universe pageant, and Democrats have adapted the same set-up, announcing their 20 semi-finalists for the Democratic Party's nomination contest, starting with a pool of 24. Conveniently enough, Rachel Maddow will be there to hug them. According to NBC News: The Democratic National Committee on Thursday named the 20 presidential candidates who qualified to appear on stage later this month in the first primary debate of the 2020 campaign. They are:   Sen. Michael Bennet of...(Read Full Post)
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