We had no idea that moving from Bernie Sanders territory to Ron De SantisLand was like moving from Brooklyn to pre-war Germany.
“Brush that anxiety way,” I tell myself. “You must condemn antisemitism wherever and whenever it appears.”
Voters do consider "candidate quality." If Republicans want to win, I’d suggest more Phil Scotts and fewer Tudor Dixons.
The incomprehensible damage that has been done to confuse and mislead billions of people through the power of television and social media is often overlooked and not even considered as one of the major problems in the world.
VTGOP leaders must recognize the largest voting bloc in Vermont is not Republicans or Democrats or Progressives. It is those who consider themselves independents. If VTGOP leaders move to rigid right-wing ideologues for comfort, we lose that bloc.
Things could go either way, but what Trump has done is establish an environment in which violence of all sorts appears to be increasingly acceptable in the general population.
Obama has had a silent partner in crafting his oratory. In 2006, a novice speechwriter named Cody Keenan joined his team.
His strategy remains: Politics that harnesses the energies of the younger generation and listens to people in all parts of the country.
Voting for a candidate who spread alternative facts supporting conspiracies and threats of violence did severe harm to our communities and to our democratic election process.
An email from Trump's Save America PAC called Malloy a "Brave Veteran" and took aim at his opponent, Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch.
Why is Herschel Walker still politically alive while Gary Hart sank like a stone? What happened in the last 35 years? Why are Trump and Walker held to different standards than Gary Hart? It’s because we got used to it.
Opinion now crowds out news and conspiracies enthrall even the rational among us. Facts are fungible. Science is disrespected. Bias becomes a religion and religion becomes a weapon. Without truth, we are rudderless.
By now I believe there are three basic groups: the gullible cult, the financially greedy and the evil political leaders.
The very idea that a fertilized egg has more rights than a real human being and that funding for programs that aid children in need are being cut should be proof of a nation in the grip of madness for the good of the mad.