When the Senator walked into the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Town Hall last night, he was greeted coldly, and when he started speaking, he was jeered and booed.
Every year, the state legislature of Florida gathers in Tallahassee for 60 days to deliberate bills, hold hearings and pass legislation. This small time window doesn’t leave a whole lot of room for just anyone to come up and talk to the legislators during the session, but I was able to advocate for a day.
Democrats want to create a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Republicans want to deport most of these people back to their home countries.
Shortly after the Charlottesville, Va. riots, an eerily familiar picture made the rounds on Twitter: black and white, a group of 13 men and women squished side-by-side laughing, posing, one is even holding an accordion. It is a picture of youth. Innocent camaraderie. A grunge Instagram aesthetic of your weekend out with friends. If it weren’t for the men’s uniforms you would never know they were Auschwitz staff members having fun between mass murder. Racism, sexism, anti-Semitism isn’t always obvious.
Although Montana is a red state that Trump won by a significantly, the Democrats have a strong challenger to the GOP in the form of country musician Rob Quist.