Despite frequent calls for unity throughout the evening, the disagreements between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders supporters was on full display at the McIntyre-Shaheen Dinner at the Verizon Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, last night. Continue reading Democratic Unity urged ‘come November’
I blame the Democrats’ debacle on many things, among them their smug confidence in the “ground game”. In fact, the Republicans turned out more voters in significant states than the Dems, largely because they had more motivation and more passion. Continue reading My Three Cents Worth—or Everyone Else has Analyzed the Election—why not me?
Much of the media coverage of the New York campaign presupposes that the winner of next month’s Democratic primary will be the city’s next mayor. The fact that the overwhelming majority of the nearly 5 million voters in the city are registered as Democrats is the basis for that conventional wisdom. But recent history suggests this conclusion may be more conventional than wisdom. Continue reading Is NYC Ready for a Democratic Mayor?
Neither side works with the other. They barely speak to each other! So the chances of working together to pass a bill are somewhere between fat chance and ‘Good night, sweet Prince.’ Continue reading I’m Just a Bill
The Republican message machine learned that people are a lot more likely to listen and remember what you’re saying if what you’re saying connects to things they care about. Democratic messengers, on the other hand, always seemed to bring a knife to a gun fight. Continue reading If the Other Side is Crying Foul, It Must Be Working