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Campaign Obituary #1
The Eric Swalwell Campaign
California State Congressman
April 8, 2019 - July 8, 2019
Lifetime high: 20.2
Lifetime low: 19.5
I ended my initial profile on Eric Swalwell with this:
Swalwell did outline a series of reasons he thought his ridiculous campaign might have a chance.
- He's not old.
Of course, headlines like this didn't help either:
The campaign of Eric Swalwell was pronounced dead at the age of 91 days.
25. Joe Sestak 11.0 (Debut) Former Pennsylvania State Congressman
24. Mike Gravel: 12.5 (Previous: 24th / 15.3) Former US Senator from Alaska
23. Wayne Messam: 12.7 (Previous: 23rd / 15.8) Mayor of Miramar, FL
22. Seth Moulton 17.2 (Previous 20th / 21.5) US Rep. from Massachusetts
Good luck with that Seth.
21. Tim Ryan 18.4 (Previous: 18th / 24.3) US Rep. from Ohio
20. Marianne Williamson 20.7 (Previous: 21st / 20.6) Author, Lecturer, Activist
19. John Hickenlooper 22.5 (Previous: 11th / 32.0) Former Gov. of Colorado
Probably best to pick another line of work.
18. Michael Bennet 27.4 (Previous: 14th / 28.8) US Senator from Colorado
17. Steve Bullock 28.3 (Previous: 16th / 27.7) Gov. of Montana
(*-None of these moderates are actually moderate.)
16. Bill de Blasio 29.3 (Previous: 17th / 24.9) Mayor of New York City, NY
15. John Delaney 29.5 (Previous 19th / 20.3) Former US Rep. from Maryland
14. Andrew Yang 30.0 (Previous: 15th / 28.3) Attorney and Entrepreneur
13. Jay Inslee 31.4 (Previous: 12th / 30.4) Gov. of Washington state
In the meantime, he should try to avoid cringe inducing nonsense like this.
12. Tulsi Gabbard 33.4 (Previous: 13th / 28.8) US Rep. for Hawaii
11. Tom Steyer 33.5 (Debut) Billionaire hedge fund manager
10. Kirsten Gillibrand 37.1 (Previous: 9th / 36.7) US Senator from New York
9. Robert Francis O’Rourke 40.7 (Previous: 6th / 52.8) Former state Rep. from Texas
The free fall continues for Betomania.
8. Amy Klobuchar 42.9 (Previous: 8th / 41.9) US Senator from Minnesota
7. Julian Castro 43.2 (Previous: 10th / 34.5) Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
6. Cory Booker 49.5 (Previous: 7th / 51.6) US Senator from New Jersey
5. Pete Buttigieg 65.8 (Previous: 2nd / 68.8) Mayor of South Bend, IN
Also, finding one African American who will vote for him would be nice.
4. Elizabeth Warren 70.4 (Previous: 5th / 53.4) US Senator from Massachusetts
Instead, she's in the top tier. This rise has been legitimately impressive for Warren.
It's also a dream come true for Donald Trump.
3. Bernie Sanders 71.1 (Previous: 3rd / 67.2) US Senator from Vermont
2. Kamala Harris 79.2 (Previous: 4th / 65.9) US Senator from California
1. Joe Biden 80.8 (Previous: 1st / 82.3) Former US Senator from Delaware and Former Vice President
If Joe can get spry, he probably wins the nomination. But, that is far from a sure thing.
Some citizens of this country have never got beyond the Declaration of Independence.
As if that's a bad thing.
In 1911, before he was elected President, Wilson said in a speech:
In a later speech, Wilson said:
If you want to understand the real Declaration of Independence, do not repeat the preface.
We hear this sentiment echoed all the time today: follow your heart, find your truth, etc.
In a speech Lincoln gave in 1861, shortly after he was first elected president, he said:
— Jon Williams (@WilliamsJon) July 1, 2019