Extra: The Iowa count continues as Bernie Sanders maintains a slim lead over Pete Buttigieg


I can’t say he’s wrong. I can’t. And the simple fact is that the Democratic National Committee, and mainstream Democrats generally, have earned a deep distrust from the Left.[1]

And when we stop to think about it, we don’t even understand why Bernie Sanders is running as a Democrat. Because it’s more than clear to us that, one way or another, The Party will do everything it can to stop Sanders.[2]

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Fig. 1. Screenshot of Associated Press Iowa caucus results, as of 1:55 am.

  1. [1]Donna Brazile, “Inside Hillary Clinton’s Secret Takeover of the DNC,” Politico, November 2, 2017, https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/11/02/clinton-brazile-hacks-2016-215774; Justine Coleman, “Obama privately said he would speak up to stop Sanders: report,” Hill, November 26, 2019, https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/472090-obama-privately-said-he-would-speak-up-to-stop-sanders-report; Ryan Lizza, “Waiting for Obama,” Politico, November 26, 2019, https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2019/11/26/barack-obama-2020-democrats-candidates-biden-073025; Alex Shephard, “The Impotence of ‘Stop Sanders’ Democrats,” New Republic, April 18, 2019, https://newrepublic.com/article/153605/impotence-stop-sanders-democrats
  2. [2]Peter Daou with Leela Daou, “I worked for Hillary Clinton. Her attacks on Bernie Sanders are a big mistake,” Guardian, January 21, 2020, https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jan/21/hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders-attacks-netflix; Shane Goldmacher, “Hillary Clinton Slams Bernie Sanders for Not Working to Unite Democrats in 2016,” New York Times, January 31, 2020, ttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/31/us/politics/hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders.html; Donie O’Sullivan, “The Democrats’ new online troll fighters make 2020 debut in Iowa,” Cable News Network, February 2, 2020, https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/02/politics/facebook-democrats-disinformation-iowa/index.html

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