Tag Archives: campaign promises

Democrats Must Get Their Act Together or Admit They’re Unable to Govern

Alan Zendell, October 28, 2021 Presidential candidates spend every year divisible by four making promises. They argue about them at town halls and during televised debates. They attack each other’s ideas, nitpick the details, and vie for voters’ support for … Continue reading

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Listen Up, Rust Belt

Alan Zendell, May 23, 2017 Of all the constituencies that made up Donald Trump’s base, the one I found most perplexing was the so-called white working class Rust Belt. While at some level I couldn’t imagine why any woman would … Continue reading

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Words Matter

Alan Zendell, April 13, 2017 Words matter, they really do. Sometimes they matter more than actions. Last year’s political campaign proved that with sixteen months of populist, nationalistic bombast from one side and a peculiar directionless rhetoric from the other … Continue reading

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The Great Health Care Debate Isn’t Over

Alan Zendell, March 26, 2017 Donald Trump and Paul Ryan say they’re done with health care for the foreseeable future. That’s an interesting choice of words, because the last few weeks have proved that they’re not very good at foreseeing … Continue reading

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