Tag: Hillary Clinton

What the Media and Team Clinton Fail to Understand About Sanders’ “Some Days” Critique of Clinton’s Progressive Credentials. Why One Reporter’s Tweet Bolsters His Point. And Why That Explains Sanders’ Rise.

The media and Team Clinton completely miss the main thrust of Bernie Sanders’ sharp critique of her progressive bona fides. And why one tweet from a CNN reporter gets to the heart of the matter.So much has been made about the latest kerfuffle regarding Sen. Bernie Sanders’ criticism against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton…

Bernie Sanders’ First TV Ad Campaign: Its “Conviction Politician” Theme and Why It Matters

Why Sen. Bernie Sanders’ first TV ad campaign matters for the fortunes of his presidential ambitions and the future of effective progressive politics in America.This past Sunday, the presidential campaign of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced that it would be airing its first ads in Iowa and New Hampshire starting this Tuesday (to a tune of…

Clinton and Sanders: Two Theories of Change—And Why Both Will Be Critical for Post-Obama Liberalism in an Era of Conservative Hyper-Obstruction

The contrasting theories of change offered by Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will be crucial for the furtherance of post-Obama liberalism and effective progressive governance in an age of nihilistic hyper-obstructionism by the GOP. If there’s one big takeaway from the Democratic debate last week is that the two leading candidates to be the party’s…

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…

The Bernie Sanders Campaign’s Handling of Diversity Outreach Could Cost Sanders the Democratic Presidential Primary Nomination

What the Bernie Sanders campaign can do to rectify its lackluster ability in increasing its support among voters of color during the Democratic presidential primaries.For some people of color who are committed supporters of Bernie Sanders‘ candidacy to become the Democratic Party’s presidential standard-bearer in 2016, it’s been a disconcerting experience observing his campaign’s less-than-stellar…