Please vote in local races

Happy primary day, California (and Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, and South Dakota)! You already know that I’m going to tell you to vote* — please do, don’t let complacency about which candidate you think will win or the alleged futility of elections keep you from the polls — but what I actually […]

Why No, Progressives Are Not Automatically Required To Love Women Candidates

The 2008 election became the scene of some fascinating positioning and rhetoric as both Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin occupied key roles in the campaign process. Clinton’s bid for a Presidential nomination ultimately failed, while Palin was cynically selected as a Vice Presidential nominee for the Republican party. These two women have political views at […]