The DNC needs Buttigieg

This week's episode of Primary Concerns reveals with extreme clarity that Tom Perez should not be chair of the DNC. The podcast offers a thirty-minute interview with the former Clinton aide, and begins with a half-hour chat with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (Keith Elison declined to participate). I only made it through ten minutes or so of… Continue reading The DNC needs Buttigieg

The Shady Ascension of Luther Strange

I have a story up at he New Republic about Big Luther Strange's nomination to the Senate. It hit late yesterday afternoon, a day after everyone else had their stories up, but it felt good writing it. I've been blocked since the election, and this is the first time I've rung the bell since then. Now… Continue reading The Shady Ascension of Luther Strange