Democratic Presidential Candidates Asleep


One of things Donald Trump knows well is branding. He knows if its repeated it over and over it may eventually stick . Little Marco, Pocahontas, Fake News, Crooked Hillary, Lyin Ted, Rocket Man are just a few labels. The initial response to Trump’s comments about Mexicans in April 2015 by all the Presidential CandidatesContinue reading “Democratic Presidential Candidates Asleep”

Trump: Underestimating his base


It’s not unusual for Donald Trump’s loyalist to swallow and cover one eye as they bare witness to his unorthodox presidency . They’re not happy with his late night tweets and some of his controversial comments. For many, his promise of change, in the courts to uphold their values is worth it. Members of hisContinue reading “Trump: Underestimating his base”

Warning signs for Mayor Pete


I was one of the first to note that Pete Buttigieg was breaking out. Indeed, his 7% in our poll is up from 1% last month. A few weeks afterward, however, I noted what I thought were warning signs for Buttigieg: A lack of nonwhite support A lack of working class support A lack of support from moderateContinue reading “Warning signs for Mayor Pete”

Gay Presidential Candidate for 2020?


“Season for Boldness” Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old Democratic gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana announced this morning he was launching a presidential exploration committee.  In an email, the two term Mayor told his supporters “this is a season for boldness”  Bold may be the operative word.  As Buttigieg will join 52 year old New YorkContinue reading “Gay Presidential Candidate for 2020?”

Trump’s nightmare: A Latino taking his job


  By: Raul A. Reyes/CNN   It may be Donald Trump’s nightmare: a Latino is trying to take his job. Some may consider Julián Castro, who announced his 2020 presidential bid before a cheering crowd Saturday, a long shot. They could not be more wrong. Julián Castro is a hugely important candidate in the TrumpContinue reading “Trump’s nightmare: A Latino taking his job”