The DNC Needs to Beg Us to Vote for Hillary

On June 8th, the day after the California primary, I cried on the way to work. There wasn’t a bit of me that was sad; the tears came from a different place entirely. The night before, when Bernie spoke in Santa Monica, there was a moment when it seemed he may concede, but then he pivoted and proclaimed that “the fight continues!” I was fired up; I was elated; I was literally cheering. When driving to work the next day, I passed under an overpass on which “Vote for Bernie!” was spelled out in huge letters. The results in California[…]

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2016 Presidential Election: The Media Has Failed You

There is an anti-establishment sentiment fueling this campaign season that is being felt by those on both sides of the aisle. Though their policies are radically different, the rise of Bernie Sanders on the left and that of Donald Trump on the right has made one thing universally clear: American voters are sick of establishment politics. The problem is that the establishment media, in lock step with Democratic party leaders, has refused to accept this glaring truth. In fact, their early dismissal of Sanders conceivably contributed directly to the growth of frustration on the American left. As a result, over[…]

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