Fewer candidates on stage at a time. Giving every candidate a chance to lay out their views on major issues. There are many ways to improve the democratic primary debates. My latest piece in Washington Monthly: https://washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/mayjune-2011/how-to-improve-the-democratic-primary-debates/
And saying so is a recipe for disaster in 2020. In 2018 Democrats sent 67 new representatives to the most diverse Congress in American history. The Party’s freshman class wasn’t just not predominantly white and male; it was dominated by women (38) and persons of color (23)—many of whom represent mostly white districts. By contrast, … Read moreNo, The Democratic Party Is Not Racist or Sexist
The Senator’s political “evolution” may lead voters toward candidates with a more consistent track record in a diverse Democratic primary. After Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced her presidential candidacy, social media made sure she and Al Franken were trending together. The fault lines in the debate that has been raging for over a year were predictable. … Read moreKirsten Gillibrand’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Al Franken. It’s A Lack Of Authenticity.
By committing to just one term, Biden can improve his chances of winning in 2020 and bring much needed stability back to the White House. With Senator Elizabeth Warren’s announcement to kick things off last week, the field of Democratic presidential candidates promises to grow quickly. Senators Kamala Harris and Corey Booker are likely to … Read moreIf Joe Biden Runs, It Should Be As A One-Term President