Category Archive: 2016 Election

These 3 Swing States Show the Diversity of ‘The Latinos’

November 3, 2016

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com Donald Trump might refer to the Latino community as “The Hispanics,” but the more than 57 million people and 27 million eligible voters are hardly a monolith. So if we really want to understand “The Latinos” or the Latino Continue Reading →

MSNBC’S Tamron Hall – Latino Turnout

October 25, 2016

MSNBC’s Morning Joe – Trump Chooses Bad Hombres Over Big Tent

Too Bad Trump Chose ‘Bad Hombres’ Over ‘Big Tent’

October 21, 2016

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com As a child of the 1990s I appreciated the Three Amigosesque reference to the bad hombres Trump made in the final presidential debate. The famous (or infamous) Donald Trump has come full circle. He launched his campaign over a year ago railing against Mexico sending immigrant “rapists” Continue Reading →

The Real Meaning Behind “That Mexican Thing”

October 6, 2016

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com. There were numerous memorable moments in the first and only vice presidential debate. But one phrase stole the show and will live in perpetuity in the annals of political memes -”That Mexican Thing” or the complete version – “Whipping Continue Reading →

MSNBC Live – Trump’s Ms. Universe Comments

October 1, 2016

Trump’s War on Women is Really Bad Politics

September 30, 2016

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com. The 2016 Republican War on Women has taken an interesting turn–straight into the gutter. It’s not only wrong, but it’s bad politics. If there’s one thing women do a lot of—quite a bit more than men, it’s vote. But Continue Reading →

KUT’s Texas Standard – Election Burnout

September 16, 2016

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MSBNC’s The Rachel Maddow Show – Debriefing Trump

September 1, 2016

Why Isn’t Trump Slamming Employers who Break Immigration Laws?

August 31, 2016

This post originally appeared on NBCNews.com. Varying shades of deportation plans and building a border wall have dominated Trump’s political discourse. He’s firm on building a wall and mushy on what to do with the 11 million undocumented immigrants in this country — especially now Continue Reading →

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