As this goes to press, the Baton Rouge Press Club is hosting the gubernatorial candidates today for its forum. Present, are Democrat Jon Bel Edwards and Republicans Jay Dardenne and Scott Angelle. Not present is US Senator David Vitter.
We have a race.
We all know that Donald J. Trump is dominating the republican candidates in the polls, on TV talk shows, news programs and yes, even social media.
First, the Confederate flag comes down in South Carolina. Then, the US Supreme Court affirms the federal exchanges under Obamacare. Today, the same court approves gay marriages throughout the United States.
I know that tweet stalking is a kinky way to follow the news. But, in the new era of digital communications, it beats watching Fox News and MSNBC during the afternoons.
How important is the Internet and social media in the world of politics?
If money is the mother's milk of politics, social media and the Internet are the light beams.
If Twitter is the country’s thermometer, the debate over Jindal ‘s comments at the White House on Monday is hitting boiling. However, so far, based upon the volume of negative comments to date, Jindal’s PR machine needs more firepower.
Is former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin going to have another day in court after being convicted last week on 20 out of 21 counts in the federal court, in a case that was reported around the globe?
C. Ray Nagin, has taken to twitter in defending his innocence despite failing to take questions after his conviction on Wednesday.
African American actress Stacy Dash has formally endorsed Mitt Romney for President. The actress tweeted that Americans should “Vote for Romney. The only choice for your future.”
As his fellow republicans are slamming President Obama for putting the country into bankruptcy, an interesting show of political paradox is playing out as the Hurricane Isaac is slamming into Louisiana and the Deep South which is scheduled to support Mitt Romney this election.
According to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, the Obama administration is not moving fast enough in the latest disaster crises to beset Louisiana.
On Monday, Jindal wrote the Obama administration requesting full FEMA reimbursement for Hurricane Isaac-related damages.
On Tuesday morning, President Barack Obama said, " Yesterday I approved a disaster declaration for the state of Louisiana so they can get the help that they need right away, particularly around some of the evacuations that are taking place. And right now, we already have response teams and supplies ready to help communities in the expected path of the storm."