Jimmy Carter

How Previous Democratic Presidents Would Fare in the 2020 ‘Woke’ Primary

The Democratic Party is in the middle of a curious transition, not unlike the insurgent Tea Party’s re-branding of the Republican Party circa 2010. It was often said that “even Ronald Reagan couldn’t win the GOP nomination these days.” That might be true, but it’s also true that previous Democratic presidents would be considered far too problematic to win the “woke” party’s nomination in 2020, as evidenced by de facto House Speaker Ilhan Omar’s recent criticism of Barack Obama.

Jimmy Carter Voted for Bernie Sanders in 2016

'Can y'all see why I voted for him?'

Former President Jimmy Carter did not vote for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the 2016 primaries, instead choosing the more progressive candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.).