We could have quite a debate as to who is the worst governor in America running for reelection in 2022, but no doubt Greg Abbott of Texas would be high on that list. While it may be a bit outside, there is a chance he can be knocked off even in an “off year” election.
This is my first “live” article coming back from my year end hiatus. I may have taken a few days off from my writing but I certainly didn’t take time off from political conversation. Our military is often criticized for fighting the last war. In that vein, I want to criticize the priorities I hear in progressive political discourse.
The governors’ races are becoming more important as the attacks on democracy from the American right continue. This is my first (and both very incomplete and early) look at the 2022 races.
Q: What do you do if you write political op-eds and you are waiting for news to break? A: You write a catch up article. Continue reading What To Do?
Last Tuesday night I chaired a meeting of the board of a non-profit so I taped the debate. Based on the past debates and the huge field in all honesty I wasn’t expecting much. Over the next few days I watched it. I was pleasantly surprised. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Pleasant Surprise