A New York Times piece about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s early 2017 re-election campaign caught my eye recently — in particular, the fact that the Mayor is trying to “ward off any potential Democratic challenger from jumping into the race [http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/15/nyregion/mayor-bill-de-blasio-campaign-union-endorsements.html?
Of all the ridiculous incidents during the presidential campaign, one moment during the primaries stuck out to me. In March 2016, the Republican candidates met for a debate in Detroit, where moderator Chris Wallace asked what these potential Presidents would do to “bring back manufacturing jobs to places like Detroit”
I recently watched “The War Room” [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgo-qwfCFYU] for the first time — D.A. Pennebaker’s masterful documentary about Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign, told mainly through the stories of the campaign’s top strategists, George Stephanopoulos and James Carville. James Carville: The “Ragin’ Cajun”