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The district is 48.1% Hispanic and 18.4% White, so she's hardly a minority. Makes you wonder how minority representative Crowley was there for so long. Must be affirmative action.

See Greenwald interview her a few weeks ago.

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Jun 27th, 2018 at 02:29:22 PM EST
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Excellent ... thx!

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.
by Oui on Wed Jun 27th, 2018 at 04:36:01 PM EST
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And here is Crowley's concession:

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Jun 27th, 2018 at 06:09:25 PM EST
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The DLC/DNC neoliberal tools have been actively suppressing progressive candidates for three decades, so....
by rifek on Sun Jul 1st, 2018 at 12:23:17 PM EST
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Last week "This American Life" (radio program) produced a pretty accurate description of NYC "machine" franchise operations. Political power appears decentralized, or "democratized," to whomsoever is capable of manufacturing capital and labor are barriers to "legitimate" candidacy for office. The role of civic groups --beyond the bounds of the DNC-- is kind of perverse.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Tue Jul 3rd, 2018 at 02:31:24 PM EST
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