There’s no shortage of media coverage to try to explain why Buttigieg has captured people’s attention, but I still think it is worth explaining why he’s captured MY attention.
He brings nothing new to this Democratic field of candidates, as far as I can tell.
Controversial headline. Hear me out. We are all collectively responsible for the future of democracy. Your vote matters. Your activism matters. Your voice matters. Your questions matter. Democracy requires all of us to participate in […]
Democratic reform has become a hot topic in the Presidential primary conversation. There are a number of issues and specific policies that fall into this category, none of which has been more embarrassingly confusing to me than eliminating the filibuster.
Democrats – candidates and supporters – must still call out bad decisions, poor policy choices, and hypocrisy when they see it in other Democratic candidates. Not all candidates are created equal. Some of these candidates have made some bad decisions, and it’s okay to call them out on their bad decisions.
It is not uncommon for a spouse to tag along on the campaign trail, but Chasten is no tag-along. His role on the campaign is not as a surrogate for Pete, but rather as a messenger in his own right.
Before I can go forward with this blog post, I have to make a couple of confessions and apologies. I have been known to make fun of vegetarians in my life. I’m sorry. For real, […]
In my previous post, I addressed objections that are often brought up as barriers to supporting Buttigieg in the primary. I am embarrassed to say that I forgot one of the most important ones. Buttigieg is not a person of color or a woman.