2198 – Forecasting the 2020 Election w/ Rachel Bitecofer

Rachel Bitecofer (@RachelBitecofer), of the Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy, joins us to discuss polls and 2020.

On today’s show: Mike Pompeo won’t answer if he met with Giuliani in Warsaw, Ukraine quid pro quo.

Rachel Bitecofer (@RachelBitecofer), of the Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy, joins us to discuss polls and 2020. The effect of polarization on the electorate and how independents actually behave. Trump’s win numbers and the effects of protest ballots. How Clinton lost by running a “persuasion” campaign when she should have run a turnout one. The potential impact of impeachment. How a Democrat could lose in 2020.

On the fun half: Politicon publicly invites #ColdFeetCrowder to debate Sam. Trump says socialism in government in replacing American religion. Bill Barr says secularists hold all levers of culture, capital, except government. Liz Cheney says Erdogan is attacking Kurds because of impeachment proceedings. Chris Hayes defends Ronan Farrow amid NBC turmoil. CNBC anchor jokes: “Another Bernie plan, what’s he after this time?” Harry Reid thinks Warren will move on Medicare for All if she needs to. Mike from PA pushes back against some of our guest’s predictions.

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