Wednesday: Former FBI director Robert Mueller testified before both the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees. Sticking to his report filed while special councilor, Mueller rarely spoke his personal opinion, making it difficult for either Republicans or Democrats to sway public opinion in their favor.
A surfer once told me that you have to paddle for the wave that scares you most. His reasoning, what scares you is all that’s worth the effort. Business is like that, the pursuit of some higher ideal with potential payoff. If there is some higher ideal to the Rock’s latest business venture, a campus store, it’s lost on the student body.
So, following a particularly brutal finals season, I’d rather relax than discuss BCSR politics. But, of course, the student body of Simon’s Rock has instead decided to enact the first amendment rights to challenge our administration. How rude.
Night two of the Democratic Primary debates had more political heavy-weights as participants than night one, but the little guys made sure to stand out. They all debated the same issues, ranging from taxes to healthcare to immigration, and the sparks flew all over in the second round.
While campaigning, fundraising, and rallying of their supporters has had candidates on the campaign trail for months, the race for the 2020 Presidential election started last night for many Americans, with the first Democratic Primary debate of the election. It showcased ten of the twenty-four Democratic candidates in the running for their party’s nomination, and it truly allowed those who had not been on the national radar to make a statement for themselves. The debate was chock-full of policy ideas, sidestepping, and as always, members of the debate not understanding the rules (which I’m sure made one popcorn eating Georgian happy). But enough of my babbling, let’s get to the debate!