Tag: Democratic National Convention

The Convention Showed Democratic Confidence

Over the last two days of the Democratic convention the primaries began to slide into largely forgettable history and glimpses of the near-future began to snap into place. What had been largely a conversation about the personalities and characters of…

Momentum for Election Reform?

I was just shy of five years old when Richard Nixon resigned. There were some interesting political events when I was coming of age (Reagan was almost assassinated when I was in sixth grade, for example, and Al Haig told…

Philly Gets DNC Convention

I’m never certain that hosting big security-heavy events is really a money-maker for the local community, but I have to say that I am pleased that Duncan’s urban hellhole will be hosting the 2016 Democratic National Convention. And even if…