Reaching Out to Bernie Supporters: A Primer
Jul30

Reaching Out to Bernie Supporters: A Primer

Now that the Democratic National Convention is over and Hillary Clinton has officially accepted the party’s nomination, millions of people are celebrating the historic event. But not everyone is #WithHer. There are millions more people who still #FeelTheBern and are feeling rather burned by actual proof that the DNC never treated Bernie Sanders fairly. (First tip: Don’t argue this point with Bernie supporters. Even Harry...

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The Massive Internal Conflict for Berniecrats Like Me
Jul27

The Massive Internal Conflict for Berniecrats Like Me

Can the Democratic Party be more progressive? Of course we can! We’re working on it. “Love Trumps Hate” signs passed around the hall, acknowledging one of Bernie Sanders’ primary messages. It was nice to hear that there has been more progress on the party platform since the unfortunate reports from this weekend and previous weeks. Take back the Senate. Elect progressive leaders up and down the ballot. I still...

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The Left Doesn’t Need a Green Tea Party
Jun23

The Left Doesn’t Need a Green Tea Party

The lessons of the rise of the Tea Party should not be lost on the Left.

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Moms for Hillary
Jun22

Moms for Hillary

I know I’m not the only one who has had to explain Donald Trump to children. Yes, it’s been an interesting year for politics, to say the least, and more and more my own kids want to talk about what they are seeing and hearing. My elder child explained to me there are kids walk around recess yelling ‘VOTE FOR TRUMP’ while any mention of Hillary Clinton gets immediate curse words or a ‘my Dad said...

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The One Big Difference Between Bernie Supporters and Hillary Supporters
Jun17

The One Big Difference Between Bernie Supporters and Hillary Supporters

I think I discovered what’s probably the single, biggest difference between Hillary supporters and Bernie supporters who have been lifelong Democrats. Many Bernie supporters have firsthand knowledge of exactly how one or more of our elected Democrats let us down when they voted in support of their corporate sponsors in opposition to the good of their constituents. Hillary supporters have not. And if you haven’t personally...

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