The Democrats owe Themselves a Primary


(My new American Thinker post)

We hear that Secretary Clinton may be announcing this weekend. At the same time, we also hear that former Senator Lincoln Chaffee may be running, too.  

Add Governor O’Malley, former Senator Webb, and maybe someone else, and we have the makings of a primary.

I’m not in the business of giving Democrats advice but a little primary may do the party and the country good.

It’s time to hear something other than “the country needs a woman president”. I’m naturally not opposed to having a woman president but “gender” is not a qualification by itself.   

So far, Hillary Clinton has been running like she’s entitled to the job or it’s her turn. That’s not a party should nominate a candidate, specially given the seriousness of the country’s problems.

We also need a debate about liberalism. Where do the Democrats stand on health…

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