The Vermont Cynic

There is no primary candidate in the 2020 primaries

There is no primary candidate in the 2020 primaries

Henry Mitchell

October 25, 2019

Trying to follow along with politics doesn’t mean we know what we’re doing. Listen, I’m sure that Democrats have the primary all figured out with their candidate assured to win with a clean track record and excellent policy platform. Now all that’s left is figuring out how to deal with the garbage...

We shouldn’t put our faith in Warren

We shouldn’t put our faith in Warren

Sophie Oehler

October 18, 2019

“Elizabeth says ‘hi!’” is the caption underneath a photo of my parents smiling widely, arms wrapped around a blue cardigan-clad Senator Elizabeth Warren. I like Warren. I like her policies about increasing taxes on the wealthy, eliminating the electoral college and decreasing student debt. A...

For 2020, we need to care about policy

For 2020, we need to care about policy

Ari Kotler

February 28, 2019

The Democratic primary is more than a year away, but news outlets have already begun asking: who will you vote for in 2020? Voters’ choice will have profound consequences, but with upwards of 15 candidates likely to run for president as Democrats, the wounds of 2016 still unmended, a battle of ideas between the party establishment and the ...

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