The Dallas Morning News hasn't endorsed a Democrat for president in 75 years, since before World War II in fact. That changed today with their surprise endorsement of Hillary Clinton. And that's a big deal, considering what's at stake. As the Los Angeles Times put it: "Texas has long been a stronghold for Republicans, and it is a must-win state for Trump." Yikes. Or as former Texas governor Rick Perry once put it: Or as many of us who have read the endorsement have put it: Here's an excerpt (bolding mine): Trump's values are hostile to conservatism. He plays on fear — [...]
It was NEVER about Bernie; it was about his ideas. But today, the vitriol from some of his "supporters" is ugly and stinging. Take, for example, this message I received from a now-former listener. I am very sad and angry knowing one of my heroes is just like all the rest. I foolishly believed that Bernie Sanders was someone I could trust and believe in only to find he's no different then any other politician. Bernie is dead to me as is his movement and any policy or person he puts forward for office in the future. I had intended [...]
It's a busy Thursday on the show, as the race tightens. Nicole welcomes Howie Klein back to the show to talk about all of it! MoveOn's Ben Wikler tells us about their record-breaking endorsement of Bernie Sanders. And it's Driftglass Thursday too!
Nicole is joined at the top of the show by candidate for the US Senate from Florida, Congressman Alan Grayson, who recently endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. GottaLaff returns to hang out in the second hour and talk about the rest of the news.
As the insanity continues in Paris, life goes on (for most of us, anyway). Today, Nicole Sandler turns the focus on FloriDUH again. Deborah Newell Tornello joins in to share stories from the Oy FloriDUH files. And Brook Hines weighs in on the FL political situation.