It’s about education, stupid

By Lanny Davis – 06/25/14 If there is any issue that stumps liberals and conservatives alike, it is what to do about the crisis in public education in our high schools, especially in urban neighborhoods. If the now-famous campaign theme “It’s the economy, stupid” worked in 1992, then in 2016, the related slogan could be […]

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Jeb Bush a formidable candidate

By Lanny Davis – 06/18/14 OK, OK. To the Bush family, and particularly to former two-term Florida Gov. Jeb Bush: don’t worry. Let me start, upfront, by saying: I would never vote for Jeb Bush for president. He is way too conservative for me. Now that that’s over with, I think Bush is a really […]

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Clinton – NPR Interview on Gay Marriage – the Facts

By Lanny J. Davis – June 16, 2014 My opinion: Hillary Clinton’s responses to Terry Gross in her NPR interview on the issue of gay marriage were not the subjective terms used by reporters, such as “testy,” “contentious” and “annoyed,” but — equally subjective — firm and polite. (Another opinion, having listened to the interview […]

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Hillary’s Sense of Humor

By Lanny J. Davis – June 9, 2014 I can remember the first time I heard Hillary Rodham (her name back then, in 1969, when we first met at Yale Law School) laugh. There was a bunch of guys and Hillary in the law school lounge: I forget the joke, but all of a sudden […]

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