As a political communications professional who has run numerous debate prep sessions, I can tell you this: Any debate including 10 candidates is more of a joint press conference than a policy debate.
They are, however, the only debates we have.Read More
My rampage began on or around Nov. 9, 2016. I kind of *ran* into my local coffee shop (I was late to work), and straight into an ex-boyfriend I had not laid eyes upon since our breakup.
Netflix's The OA is the most batshit crazy, phenomenally interesting, earnestly inspiring piece of work I've interacted with in a long while. As far as long-form film storytelling goes, it’s one of my favorite pieces, ever.Read More
The scene is central Florida’s Clearwater Beach on Independence Day 2008. I had moved to the Tampa area just a few days prior for my first job in politics: Barack Obama’s campaign for the presidency.Read More
During the spring of 2016, the remains of a deceased homeless man were found near South Montgomery Street. It took months for the medical examiner to identify him. As full-time reporter at the time, I had a grisly recurring reminder on my calendar during that period: “follow up with coroner.”Read More