Now that the electoral cycle is nearly continuous on click-baiting “news” websites and cable television, genuine analysis of our presidential races is more precious than ever. The Contenders is an irreverent gem from 2008, which cut through the fluff to give insight into each Democratic candidate in what turned out to be a historic election season.
Laura Flanders on Hillary Clinton
Richard Goldstein on Barack Obama
Dean Kuipers on Al Gore
James Ridgeway on Edwards, Dodd, Biden and Gravel
and Dan Savage (with Eli Sanders) on Dennis Kucinich