Today is five days until the general election in America. In July, I wrote a blog examining the state of the race with 100 days until the election. With just five days to go, I’m going to revisit what the leading political handicappers say now that we are at the beginning of the end of… Continue reading The Beginning of the End
Good afternoon and welcome to today’s edition of the Fitz File. This fall, there will be millions of Americans who will vote for President Trump in little more than two weeks time. What will they do when Trump is no longer in office (hopefully, this January)? What’s remarkable about President Trump is how little his… Continue reading Trumpism After Trump
Today is National Coming Out Day, a special day for the LGBTQ+ community to celebrate and take pride in who we are. I appeared in an ad for the Biden campaign today to mark the occasion, where I talked about one of the reasons why I’m supporting Joe Biden for president. (My remarks are at… Continue reading Happy National Coming Out Day!
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?
I was just a kid when the United States invaded Iraq on March 20, 2003. While I have vivid memories of several moments before and during the war (such as President George W. Bush labeling Iraq as part of the Axis of Evil during his 2002 State of the Union & when American troops helped… Continue reading How the Iraq War Still Affects Us Today
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
There are five distinct reasons why the 2020 presidential election is not the same as the 2016 presidential election.
While I am cautiously optimistic that the race is trending in Biden’s favor, by no means is the outcome foredained.
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