Post Note: “Democrats still have a lot to learn from Bernie Sanders – even if some don’t like him”

In Post Notes, I add some additional thoughts or context to a blog post I’ve previously written. The original post can be found here.

  • Trump won in spite of many, many character flaws, racist statements, gaffes, and other items that would have doomed other candidates. He is an anomaly in politics. Democrats cannot expect that they will be able to run candidates in the same way that Trump ran. In fact, as Roy Moore’s failed Senate bid showed, other Republicans are also unable to run in the same way that Trump did!

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Post Note: “Holiday dinners mean political debates. Here’s what to do”

In Post Notes, I add some additional thoughts or context to a blog post I’ve previously written. The original post can be found here.

  • I emphasized the following advice in the article a couple of times, but I want to repeat it once again: people need to make judgment calls about how they discuss politics with their family members. Sometimes it just isn’t worth it! I think people should try to hold their family accountable, but sometimes the costs are too great. This is not a “one size fits all” issue.

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Post Note: “Standing for the anthem won’t help veterans. Jobs, homes, and healthcare will”

In Post Notes, I add some additional thoughts or context to a blog post I’ve previously written. The original post can be found here.

  • I didn’t get to touch on it too much in the article, but it’s amazing to me that many white people expect black people to have the exact same feelings toward the United States as they do. History matters.

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