On Saturday, Louisiana voters went to the polls to decide whether Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards deserved a second term, or whether a Republican should replace him. Because of the nature of the primary, there was little doubt Edwards would … Continue reading Is Louisiana A Microcosm of American Politics?
In 2016, Republican bleeding in the suburbs was bad. But, last year, the floodgates burst and historically red districts nestled in suburbs as geographically diverse to be in TX, OK, and SC turned blue. While North Carolina’s suburbs turned a … Continue reading Has Republican Bleeding In The Suburbs Stopped?
Over at Politico, John Austin of the Brookings Institution has an interesting theory. A strong economy will not help but actually hinder Trump. You can check out the full article there but at its core the article rests on the … Continue reading A Strong Economy Will Not Be Why Trump Lost
Last Sunday, Trump ignited a political firestorm when he tweeted the “Squad” should go back to their drug infested countries and fix them (I am paraphrasing). Specifically, Trump was calling out Congressional freshman minority lawmakers (AOC) – NY, Rashida Tlaib … Continue reading Trump Actually Is Practicing Political Strategy
In the last month the GOP’s issues around Trump and their Senate majority’s uneasy alliance with the President has been overshadowed by Democratic strife in the their House majority. While Democrats remained united in their first big test in January … Continue reading Welcome To The Democratic Civil War
Hot off what is being hailed as a solid debate performance, Kamala Harris’s campaign gambit seems to have paid off. Her take down of Joe Biden on Civil Rights, specifically desegregated school busing routes in the 1970’s, and Biden’s inability … Continue reading Harris Planted a Landmine For Her Party If She Is The Nominee
All things considered, I’d rather be a challenger than an incumbent hovering under 50 approval amid a roaring economy. A sprawling Democratic field should allow an incumbent President to focus on the merits of his tenure. But then again, no … Continue reading The State of Trump’s Reelection 18 Months Out