The case for Secretary Clinton is compelling — and not in a simplistic ‘lesser of two evils’ sense, either.
The results of the California primary shocked many Bernie Sanders supporters, who were nursing a dream that he’d win the state or lose by an extremely small margin. However, I wasn’t terribly surprised — many Clinton voters were deep in stealth, afraid to say anything in advance of the primary.
The 2016 election promises to be, as the kids say, bananas. The huge and terrifying Republican field is filled with an assortment of candidates who each bring their own unique brand of ‘terrible for the country’ to the fray, from Donald Trump’s bombastic hatred of immigrants to Scott Walker’s insistence on running Wisconsin into the […]
Hillary Clinton is the most powerful woman in US politics, and she also plays a critical role in US culture and history. In some senses, she’s an aspirational figure for many American women — her career is impressive, she’s done some pretty amazing things, and she’s spent much of her life in public service. As […]
I am always innately suspicious of any argument rooted in personal attacks, particularly one that starts there and never seems to go anywhere else. In general, I’m not a fan of focusing on the external traits of people or the way they behave, unless it’s relevant to a discussion; thus, I don’t think it’s reasonable […]
As we gear up for the 2016 election (yes, I’m sorry, we are, even though it’s not even 2015 yet), Hillary Clinton is emerging as a major and significant contender. That means that, just like in 2008, it’s time to brace for some serious social and political sexism, since this country apparently still can’t handle […]