THERE WAS A STRAIN OF WISTFULNESS woven through the obituaries for Mario Cuomo after he died on the first day of 2015. The tributes for the New York governor and stirring orator who was the dream presidential candidate for many Democrats in 1988 and 1992 were weighed down by a sense of what could have been, if only he had run. In the waning days of 1991, the indecisive governor nicknamed “Hamlet on the Hudson” went so far as to keep a plane idling at the Albany airport, ready to deposit him in New Hampshire before the filing deadline for the first-in-the-nation primary. Cuomo probably did himself a favor by staying out of the presidential hunt. Democratic voters are notorious for their buyer’s remorse, practically begging charismatic politicians to jump into the race, only to sour on them quickly and go back to longing for some idealized replacement on the sidelines. Well before there was Tinder, Democrats have seemed unable to stop swiping left. Related Links … [Read more...] about The Democrats’ choice problem: Which candidate can beat Trump in 2020?
Updated 7:05 pm CST, Thursday, February 21, 2019 This February 21, 2019, booking photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows actor Jussie Smollett. - Smollett is to appear in court on February 21 after being arrested and charged with lying to authorities about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in Chicago. Smollett, a gay and black actor who stars in the Fox network drama "Empire," is facing felony criminal charges of disorderly conduct and filing a false police report. less This February 21, 2019, booking photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows actor Jussie Smollett. - Smollett is to appear in court on February 21 after being arrested and charged with lying to ... more Photo: Chicago Police Photo: Chicago Police Image 1 of / 143 Caption Close … [Read more...] about The Latest: AP source: Smollett earns $100K-plus per episode
Rafa Benitez is hoping hewill have at least two new players before the transfer window closes at 11pm on Thursday night. The Newcastle boss has targeted a left-back, wide man and playmaker as he looks to guide his side away from the Premier League relegation zone.Benitez thought he had secured one of those, Left-sider Jordan Lukaku, last week, only for the Lazio man to fail a medical, and the Daily Mail has reported that Newcastle are switching their attentions back to Monaco defender Antonio Barreca.The 23-year-old has been one of the left-backs that United have monitored throughout the transfer window and reports suggest they remain confident of signing the player on loan before the window closes,READ MORE: Rafa Benitez on Newcastle United's transfer business: 'I don't do the deals'The Mail also claim that the move for Barreca is part of a double swoop by the Magpies, with Benfica midfielder Andreas Samaris also a target. The 29-year-old Greece international has fallen down the … [Read more...] about Newcastle United transfers: Double swoop on cards plus Miguel Almiron and Yannick Bolasie updates
It made for some difficult choices, more especially in defence and midfield. Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday)'Comfortably of a best of a bad Owls bunch at the KCOM Stadium.'Granted, Westwood conceded a second-half penalty, but without his first-half heroics, Hull would have been out of sight at the interval. The sole Wednesday player to emerge with any credit on Saturday. Jonathan Gawthorpe jpimedia Buy a Photo Dimitri Cavare (Barnsley).'A constant thorn for Bradford City with his power, athleticism and energy on Saturday. One of Cavare's definite good days as he impressed both in defence and going forward. Jonathan Gawthorpe jpimedia Buy a Photo Liam Cooper (Leeds United).'Solid as a rock on his return to the first-team fray against Derby and marshalled his defence superbly and showed leadership aplenty. PA pa Buy a Photo Jordy de Wijs (Hull City).'Excelling during Hull's golden return and his partnership with Reece Burke … [Read more...] about Team of the Week: Leeds United and Hull City dominate, plus Sheffield Wednesday’s goalkeeper and Sheffield United’s goalscorer
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