Although I still think the format is discriminatory, I enjoyed the novel experience of participating in a caucus last Tuesday evening. Sonja and I recruited her parents to baby-sit so that we could both attend our caucus at a local middle-school. Not knowing how many people would show up, we were pleasantly surprised to find […]
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A few weeks ago, I wrote about my theory that Hillary Clinton performs worse in caucuses, which require a public display of support, than in primaries, in which voting is private. The recent results from Super Tuesday corroborate this theory far more strikingly than I would have predicted. Of the 22 states in play for […]
We have two great candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for president: Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. I will happily support either of them against any of the Republican contenders, and I think they both would make superb presidents. Additionally, each of them would bring historic diversity to the oval office as the first female […]
In the race for the Democratic nomination for president, Hillary Clinton did better in New Hampshire, which has a regular primary election, than in the Iowa caucuses. Granted, the sample size of two states is small, there are myriad possible reasons for the differences, and extrapolating from these results is probably not a good idea. […]
Until recently, I’d blissfully forgotten the right-wing venom and inanity that Bill and Hillary Clinton seem to inspire. But a column titled, Tear-jerking Americas chain by Kathleen Parker brought it all back. Aside from the general silliness of the focus on Clinton’s “tears” at a campaign stop in New Hampshire, and the lack of basically […]