Robert Borosage: In a clear statement – largely distorted by the media – Bernie Sanders vowed to keep building the movement for change, designating the defeat of Donald Trump as the vital next step.
Semi-official election results for the June 7, 2016, Primary Election for the State of California are posted and updated regularly by the California Secretary of State, Alex Padilla.
Peter Dreier: The speech included no lines designed to appeal to women, another group that he has consistently alienated. His overall favorability ratings are unprecedentedly low, but they are particularly low among women.
et’s not let California voting reps be shamed for installing new Jim Crow Laws. The high-profile organization Black Men for Bernie, introduced to the nation by Mark Ruffalo just 3 months ago, is scheduled to hold a press conference at Los Angeles City Hall on June 6th at 4PM to draw attention to the cause […]
Robert Reich: True, the electoral numbers are daunting, and Bernie faces an uphill task, but a win Tuesday will help enormously. One out of 8 Americans lives in California.
John Seeley: Lakota leaders appear to have been inspired by a quote from Crazy Horse they display on their website. “A very great vision is needed and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky.”
Seth Abramson: The media taking a poll of all Democratic superdelegates on June 6th, and then using those poll results to declare that Hillary Clinton has (variously) “won,” “clinched,” “secured,” or “gained” the Democratic presidential nomination, is nonsensical
Arica L. Coleman, Ph.D.: We must, therefore, keep our emotions in check and allow the democratic process to take its full course. Clinton should understand this better than anyone.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: At first blush it doesn’t make sense that someone who characterizes Mexicans as drug dealers and rapists and who leads supporters to chant about building a nonsensical wall on the U.S.-Mexico border could garner any Latino support. Trump Latino Vote
Paul Haeder: I am trying to engage, but I can see the Aryan liberal arts major is getting huffy, thinks Hillary is THE answer for her, our ages, and the best thing “invented” since birth control or Bumble Bee energy bars or Uber.
Seth Abramson: Clinton isn’t receiving Democratic superdelegate support because of her popular votes or pledged delegates — the superdelegates have made that clear — nor because she’s a strong candidate, nor because her political views, inasmuch as anyone can discern them, are particularly representative of the views of the Party’s base. Hillary Superdelegates
Steve Ybarra: Trumpet’s attacks against African Americans are couched in attacks on welfare. A lesson he learned from another racist sexist thug, Ronald RayGun. President Business
John Peeler: Donald Trump has surged to the front in the Republican campaign by systematically saying, in the most provocative way possible, just what his audiences want to hear, with no regard for the truth. Trump Drought