The Southern Strategy realized

The Southern Strategy realized

ShareA little over fifty years ago, the GOP made a deal with the devil and now he’s let the world know that he’s claimed the party’s soul. Donald Trump is the culmination of Nixon’s Southern Strategy that invited the racist wing of the Democratic Party into the...
A nation in trouble

A nation in trouble

ShareYesterday, the President of the United States told us that he will not guarantee a peaceful transfer of power. The statement rattled observers from both sides of the aisle but emboldened Trump supporters who are working feverishly to discredit the election before...
North Carolina against the grain

North Carolina against the grain

SharePolls coming in around the country show a country that could be closely divided in the electoral college while seeing a blow out in the popular vote or a country that handily elects Joe Biden president of the United States. In North Carolina, we might see...
Debatable

Debatable

ShareDebates in modern American politics are all about the headlines, not the substance. A candidate can outperform his or her opponent and still end up losing because of one ill-conceived statement. Six years ago, Kay Hagan soundly defeated Thom Tillis in a debate...
Like 2016 all over again?

Like 2016 all over again?

ShareI’m having a sense of déjà vu about the election. Maybe it’s just PTSD from 2016, but, back then, I believed Hillary Clinton would win in a walk at this point in the election. The first cracks in my belief came when I drove across the heart of the state along...

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