The Washington Free Beacon has a post up titled Wealth of Congressional Democrats Spikes Despite Income Inequality Agenda. (H/T, Instapundit, who points out that they misspelled because of.)
The individual median wealth for congressional members in 2014 hovered around the $1.1 million mark—a jump of 6.7 percent from 2013. According to the most recently available numbers, the wealth of American households, by comparison, sat at $56,335 in 2013, meaning that one member’s net worth is equal to that of 19.5 households.
Read the whole thing.
Sultan Knish has an understandable synopsis of the recent Democrat Debate. (H/T, @smitty_one_each)
Bernie Sanders probably summed up the debate best by remarking that Jim Webb could have won the nomination in 1948. (Webb could have had a shot as late as 1960.)
And from a Maryland point of view … Martin O’Malley is still in politics. Who knew?
The Hill reports the one of the Democrats talking points used to trash the special committee investigating the Benghazi fiasco is false.
But they still only think of me as Plan B.
Russell Berman asks that question over at The Atlantic.
Yes. Next question.
Do you remember back in 2008/2009 when it was said that Obama’s presidency would be like Jimmy Carter’s second term?
Dan Balz, WaPo—
When President Obama was elected in 2008, his victory signaled a generational change and the prospect of renewal for the Democratic Party. Instead, the opposite has occurred. Over the past six years, the party has been hollowed out.
You may also remember that some of us said that Carter’s second term was a best case scenario.