To cast Bernie Sanders, whose father immigrated to the United States to escape antisemitism in Europe, as just another privileged old white male running for president flagrantly ignores his Jewish identity.
Much is being made of former President Bill Clinton's swearing-in of New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at their side at City Hall. The cameo apparently sought to declare Democratic harmony in Gotham, that supposed bastion of liberalism.
Rob Sobhani, an independent who turned in 77,000 signatures to the state Board of Elections to get his name on the Nov. 6 ballot, has spent $1.5 million of his own money on ads as an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate.