Gentry Liberals Own the Democratic Party

Gentry Liberals Own the Democratic Party

Amid the brouhahas about the Nunes memo and immigration, an item from Greg Hinz of Crain’s Chicago Business caught my eye. Demographers crunching census data estimate that Chicago’s black population fell to 842,000, while its white non-Hispanic population increased to 867,000. National political significance: In our three largest cities — New York, Los Angeles, and […]

Eschewing Euphemisms Frames Immigration Issue Trump’s Way New

Eschewing Euphemisms Frames Immigration Issue Trump’s Way New

He who frames the issue tends to determine the outcome of the election. That’s an old political consultant’s rule, and its application has never been more apt than in the Senate Democrats’ failed government shutdown over immigration policy. Issue framing is especially important on immigration. It’s an issue on which small percentages of voters on […]