2020 Candidate Viability Power Rankings

5/19/19 1. Joe Biden Pros: Experience, Name Recognition, bio, connection to electorate, represents clear divide with status quo, electability, established with party, donor base, potential party endorsements Cons: Age, Old White man, missed opportunities, allegations 2, Elizabeth Warren Pros: Anticipation buzz, Donor base, electability hillary factor Cons: Cerebral policy planks,hillary factor 3. Bernie Sanders Pros: […]

New Roles and New Opportunites in a New Age

“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope…” – Robert F. Kennedy There have been times in the world’s history where great men and women have stepped into these roles with the sole […]

The Presidential Voice,Part Three: Timing and Rhetoric

As I’m sure you’re aware, Barack Obama (D-IL) officially announced his intention of running for President in the 2008 election yesterday. There isn’t much suspense between when a potential candidate declares they are setting up an exploratory committee and when they announce they’re going ahead with their campaign, but don’t think for a moment that […]

The Presidential Voice,Part One: Disclosure

With all the candidates throwing their hats into the ring of the Presidential Election of 2008, I’ve been looking a lot at the major candidates and stacking them up against history. I definitely haven’t decided on a candidate. To kick off my series on this topic I feel it necessary to make a few disclosures. […]