The Great Race (Part 5)


Candidates from L to R : Amy Klobuchar, Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders,     Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Beto O’Rourke, Julian Castro      Thursday night debate@ Texas Southern University, Houston Texas There are still over twenty Democratic candidates vying to be the next President of the United States. The topContinue reading “The Great Race (Part 5)”

“The Great Race:Detroit (1st night)


  Fun stuff, a ton of Democrats a jockeying for position.  To get that one sound bite that may extend their candidacy until next debate. Last night, there were some surprises, however the most of the candidates who needed a hit from the Miami debates struck out.  Beto O’Rourke, an early favorite isn’t likely toContinue reading ““The Great Race:Detroit (1st night)”

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?”