In the process of staying up until 3am Wednesday morning watching election returns I had a plethora of thoughts. In yesterday’s article I never got to polling and turnout. Today I’d like to say a bit about both.
Before I commence the main portion of this article, I’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate the BBC on a century of broadcasting as of tomorrow. The BBC is a resource I use, but not often enough. It is arguably the world’s most widely utilized and trusted news source. Congratulations on a job well done; the thinking world thanks you!
I feel a bit like I’m back in my coaching days when you gave your team “final instructions”. Most Americans really don’t give voting a serious thought until after Labor Day which means – sticking with my sports metaphor – that we are now well into the second half. I’m definitely on Team Democrats so my instructions/advise is to their candidates. I concentrate on “higher offices” so I’m speaking primarily to those candidates.
Dateline: Early evening of Wednesday August 24, 2022; Wake Forest, North Carolina. I’m the only “rooster” in a room full of angry “white hens”. The occasion was an author event with Catherine McKenzie discussing her just released book Please Join Us. Trust me, there is a political lesson/observation if you read on. Continue reading Angry White Women
Perhaps the most remembered line from the 1974 movie Blazing Saddles is, “Where da white wimmin at?” Politically I’ve been wondering the same thing, albeit with proper English, for years. While even with Donald Trump as the GOP standard bearer women as a demographic have voted for the Democrat the sub-demographic of white women broke slightly for Trump. Tuesday night my question was answered. Continue reading An Answer And A Path To Victory
My only trepidation in writing this article now is that I may be stealing the biggest political story of the week from Sunday’s article yet it will go largely uncovered in the press.