There’s no reason to have a Democratic primary. Haven’t you heard? It’s over. Locked up. Hillary Clinton will be the next Democratic candidate for president if she wants it, of course, which is totally up to her. But then again, maybe not. You see, she is so amazing that she could probably could get away with not running at all. Why? Because she’s that amazing.
It’s going to take facts and concrete actions—not words or tone—for the true leaders in the GOP to bring Hispanics into the fold, to make them feel included and invested.
Will tonight’s “town hall” between President Obama and Governor Romney be produced by the people and for the people? Absolutely not. Both my gut and history tell me that the town hall debate will actually be the antithesis of democracy: a phony, manufactured piece of television that is reality TV at its worst.
Jon Huntsman—former Utah governor and President Obama’s ambassador to China—kicked off his presidential campaign with a pledge to remain civil. Unfortunately, I don’t think that the other candidates will let that happen.