Tag: Donald Trump

Why the Battle Over SEIU’s Possible Endorsement of Hillary Clinton is Emblematic of the Dire Challenges Facing Unions in the Democratic Party

The battle over the SEIU’s possible endorsement of Hillary Clinton is emblematic of the labor movement’s limited options in flexing its political muscle within the Democratic Party. Recently, Politico reported that Bernie Sanders supporters, within the SEIU, petitioned their union’s international executive board to hold off in endorsing any candidate for they fear the board…

Why Liberalism-as-Snark’s Condescending Sneers Toward Trump Supporters are Woefully Misplaced

The liberalism-as-snark’s condescending sneers toward Trump supporters are woefully misplaced. And why liberals and progressives, more than anyone else, should understand the animating drive galvanizing those supporting Trump.One of the most troubling aspects with some online elements that pass for liberalism or progressivism these days is an attitudinal condescension, at best, or mocking contempt, as worst,…