The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Joe Biden has won the election, cementing neoliberalism in the highest rungs of government for another four years.

OPINION: Countdown after the 3rd: I have no mouth and I must scream

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor November 10, 2020

“We can have Rome again if you break enough BMW windows.” -Mike Ma, “Harassment Architecture” And finally, the political machinations of the two great tribes slowly spins to a halt – America...

Pennsylvania will likely be the deciding factor in the 2020 election, but we probably wont see official results for days.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: The end is nigh

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor November 3, 2020

"And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?" -W.B. Yeats, "The Second Coming" The stage is set. The characters have all taken their positions. The...

The final presidential debate served as an example of how skewed and flawed the elections are.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: An appeal to heaven

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor October 23, 2020

“And I will show you something different from either Your shadow at morning striding behind you Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you; I will show you fear in a handful of dust.” - T.S....

2016 took us all by surprise, but with careful number-crunching, we might be able to get a more accurate prediction this year.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Picking a winner

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor October 14, 2020

“You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, Know when to walk away, and know when to run.” -Kenny Rogers, “The Gambler” Some men neglect their wives and families and take...

Mike Pence represented Trump tonight, albeit in a more controlled, functional way.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Inherent vice

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor October 8, 2020

“California über alles! Zen fascists will control you, one hundred percent natural. You will jog for the master race, and always wear the happy face.” -Dead Kennedys, “California Über...

Trumps positive diagnosis comes at the worst possible time — he may actually have to fight for the polls.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: In sickness and in health

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor October 7, 2020

"Robert Pattinson should not take back Kristen Stewart. She cheated on him like a dog & will do it again – just watch. He can do much better!" -Donald Trump Presidents do not get sick. Oh sure,...

Trumps victory on the debate stage came at a price; while energizing his base, he likely didnt swing any undecided voters.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Master Debaters

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor September 30, 2020

“‘Jesus Christ, that’s horrible,’ I said to nobody in particular.” -Hunter S. Thompson, “Better Than Sex” If I were to suggest to you that we put two senior citizens on a stage surrounded...

With wildfires raging, sometimes its important to take a step back and consider how we got here.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: The fire rises

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor September 15, 2020

“What happened to the American dream? It came true. You’re looking at it.” - Alan Moore, “Watchmen”  I walked out of my apartment this morning, and it smelled like a campfire. The...

Nancy Pelosi’s holier-than-thou act was undermined when she was caught at a San Francisco hair salon in the middle of a national lockdown.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: A hair-raising scandal

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor September 10, 2020

“George Bush doesn’t care about Black people.” -Kanye West In the subconscious of every fairly self-aware voter, there’s the implicit knowledge that elected officials don’t care for them...

The boats, they are afloating — until they arent.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Boats on parade

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor September 9, 2020

“They might have split up or they might have capsized, They may have broke deep and took water. And all that remains is the faces and names, Of the wives and the sons and the daughters.” -Gordon...

Trump’s senior counselor has officially left the White House after four years of service, leaving behind a fractured cabinet, a White House in pre-election turmoil and an open counselor spot.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Kellyanne Gone-away

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor August 27, 2020

Kellyanne Conway has quit. In an administration that cycled through cabinet members like Spinal Tap went through drummers, Trump’s senior counselor managed to keep her spot from 2016 onward. She lasted...

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