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PBC News & Comment, 3.2.20: Klobuchar Exits, Right Behind Buttigieg and Steyer

2 weeks after Bloomberg called for thinning the herd, frightened moderates bail out, but many Super Tuesday voters have already voted….--Klobuchar had to cancel Minneapolis rally due to protesters; Mayor Pete bets on the future; Tom Steyer got bupkis for $175 million

--Biden’s momentary gain in South Carolina is spun wildly by media gatekeepers

--despite the shuffle, most California voters have already mailed ballots, so impact may be minimal

--latest California polling—based on 6,000 person sample—shows Sanders with yuge lead, and only Warren may clear 15%

--Sanders may beat Warren in Mass, tells Boston rally he’s making Dem leaders “very nervous”

--media gatekeepers are very nervous, pumping out anti-Bernie reports as Public Enemy fires Flavor Flav

--NY Times pundit David Leonhardt declares it’s Biden vs. Sanders now

--in op-ed, Theodore R. Johnson says black voters vary by region, not all are like South Carolina

--Sanders may not get full credit in California, as rules for NPP voters like PBC are confusing to many

--Bloomberg goes to AIPAC to attack the front-running Jewish candidate

--Boss Bloomberg’s false stereotypes of young males challenged in new podcast interview, author Anne Kim says these attitudes lead to “abandoned” youth

--at MintPress, Whitney Webb reminds us of Bloomberg’s connections to Jeffrey Epstein and pals, including Harvey Weinstein

--FAIR reviews the biased questions asked at candidate debates

--Trump claims Dems and media create coronavirus “hoax” and that people at his mob rallies are “very safe”

--billionaire cronies of Trump have quietly bought $1 billion stake in Twitter, may try to oust founder Jack Dorsey

--DC Appeals Court dismisses House lawsuit aimed at enforcing subpoena of Don McGhan

--federal judges says Trump unlawfully appointed Ken Cuccinelli to immigration post, and voids his actions

--Supreme Court will hear cases on asylum law, and Obamacare challenge

--as Israel votes today, leaked audio recordings impact both sides