Because the administration of Trump was a veritable dumpster fire even before the inauguration, the Democrats never had the usual trial by fire and public shaming that the losing party normally gets. There was never an opportunity for the Democratic party to listen to its constituents and perform a full autopsy on just how catastrophic […]Read more "Dead on Arrival, Why Kamala Harris Shouldn’t Be the Presumptive Presidential Nominee"
“I move that Hillary Clinton be selected as the nominee of the Democratic Party.” These words formally ended the broad based political revolution that Bernie Sanders, the senator from Vermont, had campaigned for so viciously. Just like that. In fact, Sanders’ political revolution ended the moment he failed to secure enough delegates. His words as […]Read more "Bernie Sanders, a Post Mortem"
Editor’s note: I wrote this a little over a week ago on August 12, and thought not to post it for a myriad of reasons. Hearing news that Cornel West has chosen to endorse Bernie Sanders seems to be reason enough to post this. –JLL This has not been a great year publicly for Cornel […]Read more "Have We Reached a Post-Cornel West Era?"