The rise of the Hispanic vote has been the white whale of both Democrats and Republicans. Democrats have claimed they will fuel a blue America while Republicans argue their whitening and culturally conservative values will turn them to the right. … Continue reading Hispanics And Trump: Say What?
As widely expected, last Friday, hours after signing a compromise budget agreement, President Trump declared a national emergency on the border. The emergency declaration, at least on the surface, would allow the President to reallocate funds from the Department of … Continue reading Trump’s Emergency
Last week, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz created waves when he said he was forming an exploratory committee to run for President. One would think Democratic moderates and Independents might welcome such a voice. Instead, the response was derision not just … Continue reading Run Howard, Run
For as long as I can remember, Florida has been considered the perennial battleground state. Like Ohio, the state has voted for the winning Presidential candidate since the new Millenium. But, the state known for Hanging Chads and giving George … Continue reading Is Florida Still A Battleground?
One of my favorite political authors, Josh Kraushaar, recently wrote an article warning Republicans to be wary of Iowa. They already had ample reason to be. The state only has voted Republican twice since 1988 (GW Bush and Trump) and … Continue reading Until We See More Data, Republicans Looking Fine In Iowa
In a piece so brilliant it could only be published on Slate, Jamie Bouie writes, “The Path To The Presidency Could Be Harder For White Democrats In 2020.” Bouie is write but for the wrong reasons. Bouie chalks it up to Trump’s … Continue reading White Democrats Need Not Apply
In a stunning piece in the Atlantic, Florida Senator Marco Rubio released his inner blue-collar Trump and talked about the dignity of work. What is shocking is not only is this a repudiation of the anti-government ideology that got him … Continue reading How Marco Rubio Is Preparing The Trump Era GOP For The Future