A Grand Irony

By Alberto Pupo

A white woman, black man, and white man enter the 2016 presidential race who is the progressive?

 

The response may shock many at first glance, (naturally those who understand politics are not surprised), however to the average American the answer maybe quite shocking with a twist of irony. Bernie Sanders the whitest and oldest of all the 2016 presidential 6a00d8341c652b53ef0148c77cf9c3970c-800wicandidates is also the standard bearer for the idea of progress. Meanwhile the white woman and black man represent some of the most reactionary political views akin to something found in a more misbegotten and savage era. This is why politics and life in general is so ironic.

 

Last week’s announcement of a Bernie Sanders presidential run has taken social media by storm (even some traditional media outlets have weighed in). His candidacy has raised a large amount of money from small donors and is basically showcasing a progressive platform which is exiting the every day average American. The source of this Continue reading

Draft Ben Carson in 2016?



By Alberto Pupo

Gifted Hands, yet politically ignorant. In an effort to tout diversity (and insult every African American in the process). The Republican Party is desperately trying to paint it’s white shiny face black! Since 2008 and the election of the firstĀ  President with a background other Caucasian, the dying Republican elephant has been trying to showcase diversity.
Yet this latest call to “draft Ben Carson” betrays a couple of things. Firstly that the Conservative Movement does not understanding a thing about embracing diversity . Secondly that the The Conservative Movement isĀ  desperate.

 

The Conservative outreach movement started during the George W. Bush era, when in order to show some sort of diversity they placed African Americans like Condelezza Rice and Colin Powell. Through the inclusion of these individuals in high level positions within the Administration, Republicans felt that they should receive in return the African Continue reading