The Dems presidential candidates were debating on day 2 of their first debate. It was Rock ‘Em, Sock ‘Em Robots for much of the debate. There is but one question, though, who won? Get the psysplainer for how to interpret the outcome of day 2’s debate!
The first debate of Election 2020 is in the bag, or at least the first day and the first 10 are. So, who “won” from the first ten? How do we know?
With so much at stake — literally the survival of our democracy — in the 2020 election, who will be the Dem candidate? Who will be the best candidate? How will the debates affect the race? I go over the criteria I’ll use to evaluate the first debate winner in the run up to live-blogging the live-streaming of the debates.
Being a woman and a candidate for major office is fraught with difficulties. Expectations, perceptions, and judgments are all very different for women than men. Elizabeth Warren may have some advantages that the other women for the Dem nomination don’t have.
Are you afraid that Trump will win AGAIN in 2020? Are you afraid that a female candidate can’t beat him? Do you scratch your ass and wonder where white male Republican privilege comes from? Well, the answer is the same for all of these questions: ANGER!
Real live controlled psychological studies have demonstrated that angry reactions to accusations result in higher status being given to white men! Not so much to women and the not-whites (could be a band name, amirite?). What does that tell us about the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s strategy for resisting Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to probe him?