Police violence is also gun violence

When presidential candidate Julian Castro said “Police violence is also gun violence”, I nearly jumped out my seat. Castro also said” I’m not going to give these police officers another reason to go door-to-door in certain communities because police violence is also gun violence While Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar fought over the white working-class vote,…

You can't win the primary, Beto. But you CAN win the Senate. We need you

When Beto O’Rourke announced he would run for president, I was genuinely excited. He was my top choice. Yet Beto made a fatal mistake: He decided to engage in what he referred to as an “anti-media” strategy. In other words, he refused to go on national TV.  While his rivals held televised town halls that reached…

A few reflections on the state of the Democratic primary contest

in which I am making no commitment to any candidate, but am laying down several markers, at least as I consider my support. And I will preface this by noting my spouse is quite impressed by Buttigieg and has contributed to him (2x) and to Inslee (b/c of Jay’s commitment to the environment). First, unless…