Joe-mentum — what happened with the Biden Surge and why politics is so hard to predict

Joe Biden in front of a US flag
Image: Gage Skidmore

A week really is a long time in politics. After the Nevada Caucuses Bernie Sanders seemed to be the clear front runner, with the Democratic nomination his for the taking. Then the South Carolina primary and Super Tuesday happened. Joe Biden experienced a remarkable, perhaps unprecedented, comeback and the reversal of his political fortunes…