Morning Greatness: South Carolina Debate Turns Loud, Chaotic, Angry

Good Wednesday morning.

Here’s what is on the president’s agenda today:

  • The President and First Lady arrive at the White House after India trip.

Democrats South Carolina debate turns vicious, chaotic

Good grief, the Democrats’ debate in South Carolina was nasty, nasty, nasty. There wasn’t much substance as the candidates yelled over each other, trying to drop pre-fab “zingers” on one another with the occasional Trump smear thrown into the mix. As of today, Biden is leading Sanders by about 4 or 5 points in S.C. so I think Bernie could still overtake Biden in the Saturday primary. There was no one performance that stood out last night at the debate that would give one of the candidates the momentum to displace Sanders as the national front runner so I think he will continue to lead. If Biden scrapes out a win, the media will work very hard to shift the narrative to a Biden surge. I’m skeptical.

Overall, the debate was yelling, pandering, bad zingers and more yelling.

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And that’s all I’ve got, now go beat back the angry mob!

About Liz Sheld

Liz Sheld is the senior news editor at American Greatness. She is a veteran political strategist and pollster who has worked on campaigns and public interest affairs. Liz has written at Breitbart and The Federalist, as well as at PJ Media, where she wrote "The Morning Briefing." In her spare time, she shoots sporting clays and watches documentaries.

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