Such work is better suited for younger people who are less jaded — and who want to do real journalism and do it well.
The basis for the president’s challenge to the election results is his refusal to accept verifiable fact — or that there is such a thing as verifiable fact.
While the president-elect is no doubt grateful for how energetically the Vermont senator supported him, he also understands that he got nominated because he is not Bernie Sanders.
Despite earlier fears, there were no reports of bands of thugs trying to harass people waiting to vote, or self-appointed ‘ballot security’ agents challenging the legitimacy of voters.
The governor’s overwhelming margin of victory also points up the fact that Zuckerman is not, first and foremost, a Democrat.
All eyes are on the presidential race, that is spurring what could be record voter turnout.
That kind of mingling with the general public can allow voters see how a candidate deals with a challenge from an undecided or a hostile voter.
In this state full of political activists, constant protest demonstrations and seemingly endless political argument, turnout — one of the metrics that was used — is just average.
Vermont and leading Democrats might pause before proposing a system in which whoever gets the most popular votes wins.
The typical Vermont voter tends to be pro-choice, to accept the scientific consensus on climate change and to support increases in the minimum wage — but by no means are they revolutionaries who want to remake the world.
Although far more proper than that night’s presidential foes, the four Vermonters did more to obscure than to enlighten, displaying as much ignorance as knowledge.
Part of the lieutenant governor’s problem is a concern that he is not really a Democrat, having first run for the Legislature as a Progressive and often being critical of Democrats.
Scott and the Legislature seem to have the same reason for doing just about everything but proposing actual solutions. Those solutions are expensive and/or unpopular.
A crowd of protesters has taken over Battery Park, demanding the firing of three police officers. Do Burlington residents and political leaders agree?