When I go back-to-back with this format it usually indicates that a lot of bad things have happened in American politics or I’ve avoided it for a bit. In this case it is a little of both.
If it wasn’t clear before it certainly is after Tuesday’s results: where ever possible 2024 Democratic candidates should run on choice.
A woman’s right to choose – and I do firmly believe it is her right! – is debated widely in America and, if properly utilized by Democratic candidates, will be a huge factor in 2024. I’d like to give you just a few of my thoughts on the topic today.
22 years ago today I was talking to my biggest customer in Tarpon Springs, Florida when I heard the news of the attack on the Twin Towers. Today I’m retired and living in North Carolina’s Triangle Region. In 2001 the January 6th domestic coup attempt replaced 9/11 as the worst attack on America. But today I want to spend a few minutes on what potentially could be a more threatening attack on American democracy – today’s Republican party.
In Tuesday’s article I coined the term “Blue Backlash”. I hope Democratic operatives and candidates take it seriously and use it where applicable. Its potential exists in all but a few very gerrymandered red districts. Today I want to explain it in a bit more detail. Continue reading Blue Backlash