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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Saturday, May 23, 2015.
Nobody wants ANOTHER baby boomer for President.
Last week, Bloomberg’s Mark Halperin convened a focus group of Iowa Democrats to discuss Hillary Rodham Clinton. They were Ready for Hillary. Indeed, they were enthusiastic about the prospect. But when Halperin asked them to name an accomplishment of Hillary as secretary of state, they couldn’t come up with one. Nor, for that matter, could they have named an accomplishment of Hillary as senator. Nor as first lady. Nor as Arkansan.
Warren Buffett argues that instead of raising the minimum wage, Congress should expand the earned income tax credit.
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is a tool of the Clinton campaign to allow Clinton to shift left without alienating moderate voters.
Relationships between politicians and reporters are healthiest when they are complicated… which is why the National Journal’s Ron Fournier thinks the Clintons probably want to “throttle” him.
Karl Rove’s American Crossroads PAC is no longer the “big dog” in GOP fundraising.
The New York Times says that despite all appearances… ISIS isn’t winning.
Charles Krauthammer is jumping on the Iraq hypothetical bandwagon and offering up his own hypotheticals.
The bipolar nature of the climate change debate.