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The Optimist Case for Joe Biden. The Death of Small Dollar Donations (with Dave Levinthal)

The optimists case for Joe Biden. Poll numbers are going up! Bad news can't last forever? Can it?


Justin and Dave Leventhal discuss the fundraising numbers of Joe Biden and Donald Trump. They highlight that while Biden's numbers are good, it is still early in the election cycle and things can change. They also discuss the abnormal setup of Donald Trump's joint fundraising committee and how it allows him to use campaign funds for personal use. It was noted that small dollar donations are not coming in as fast or at the same dollar amount as they once did. This could be a sign that peak small dollar donations have passed or it could be an aberration due to various reasons.


Also: the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, the Joe Biden impeachment reaching an endgame and more.


00:00 Introduction


01:09 Optimistic Biden Case for November


05:47 Foreign Policy: Israel and Ukraine


09:07 Border Issue


10:47 Incumbents Win


12:56 Bridge Collapse in Baltimore


15:27 Biden Impeachment Inquiry


51:46 Conclusion


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