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Posts tagged ‘Democratic Party’

26
Aug

My Renewed Faith in the Democratic Party

A few years ago (2016) right after Hillary Clinton won the democratic primaries, I was at a cocktail party where the host was Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney of New York. She was there supporting several democratic candidates running for office in New York but opened up a question and answer session where we could presumably ask whatever we wanted. Read more »

21
Apr

Superdelegates and Animal Farm Revisited

All animals are equal.                                                                                          ~George Orwell, Animal Farm

Americans pride themselves on the democratic principle of “one person, one vote.” Well, sort of. Registered voters cast their ballots for a presidential nominee in the primaries leading up to the political conventions where the party representative is formally nominated by the delegates, not the voters. Read more »