What Happens Now?

With President Trump hospitalized for COVID, the campaign enters a perilously uncertain stretch with just 30 days to go until Election Day. To complicate matters, as of this writing, more than 3.2 million people have already voted in the election (including yours truly). And millions more will cast their ballots in-person or through the mail… Continue reading What Happens Now?

Biden’s Pitch: I Feel Your Pain

Out of all of our political traditions, its adherence to political conventions is one that may be one of the most puzzling. Voters (instead of party bosses) have been choosing the Democratic Party’s nominees for president ever since 1972. Delegates nowadays mainly gather at them to hobnob, cheer during speeches, and cast the pre-determined votes… Continue reading Biden’s Pitch: I Feel Your Pain

Welcome to the Fitz File

Hi there, Internet reader. My name is Tristan Fitzpatrick, and I am a communications professional based in the Washington, DC metro area. Today, I am launching The Fitz File, a blog focusing on progressive news, commentary, and opinions ahead of the 2020 US presidential election (and possibly beyond, if our country survives in its current… Continue reading Welcome to the Fitz File