Category 2022 Elections

DeSantis publicly rejects free market capitalism in alliance with Elon Musk

Last week, Elon Musk doubled-down on his support of Ron DeSantis as a potential Presidential candidate. On Tuesday, in Jacksonville, DeSantis rewarded Musk, by oddly pushing an anti-capitalist, anti-free market message while attacking the P.R. China (whose statism DeSantis emulates often but he doesn’t like their Covid policies- the reason was he was defending Musk […]

Political analysts missing the mark badly on the post-midterm commentary

Talking heads have a way of convincing average newspaper readers and cable-news channel viewers that they have some magic sauce to understand voters and elections in a way the rest of us cannot. Well, guess what? That is categorically untrue. Not only were political analysts with few exceptions, way off in forecasting the midterms (this […]

Localized issues and tribalism adversely impacting Dem Party in Florida

As Dave Trotter indicated earlier in the week and our Twitter Space Monday discussed, We have begun working on a full audit/ report about the failures of the Florida Democrats is underway. One of the huge surprises of this process thus far has been the emphasis of many we speak to, on more localized issues […]

Pine Glades Natural Area

Pine Glades Natural Area is in Northwestern Palm Beach County.

Twitter Space today at 4:30 pm ET: Discussing the state of Florida Democrats

Full deep-dive audit and panel report of Florida Democrats underway

We’ve begun working on a full audit/ report about the failures of the Florida Democrats is underway. We intend this to not be the usual window dressing and rearranging Titanic deck chairs that has characterized Florida Democrats reaction to failure in the last two decades but a serious, deep-dive that attempts to diagnose the systemic […]

DNC member weighs on where Florida Democrats need to go from here

By Thomas Kennedy (article first appeared on Substack @ The Florida Democratic Party thought it hit rock bottom in November 2020 when Donald Trump defeated Joe Biden in Florida by three percentage points, which constituted a landslide in the Sunshine State at the time. That cycle was marred with controversy, most notably a regrettable […]

Red shift Florida: All 67 counties have moved toward the GOP since 2010 in off-year performance

A spreadsheet tracking the two-party vote percentage in Governor’s races since 2010 has yielded a very unpleasant conclusion for Democrats. The below spreadsheet tracks two-party % in all four Gubernatorial Election since 2010.

Red-Shift Florida: Democrats, you have more than a Latino problem – you have a non-white, working-class problem thanks to de-emphasis of economics (unlike other states)

As always Florida Democrats are spinning like mad after another embarrassing election cycle . The takeaway now is that the Latino problem of 2020 deepened in 2022. Yes, that is correct. But what’s even more apparent is as Florida becomes less white, and more diverse, it’s drift toward the GOP is accelerating at a breakneck […]

Bob Martinez becomes Governor in banner GOP year- 1986

Bob Martinez was elected Governor in a banner GOP year that began the state’s drift toward the GOP. We discuss it in the latest Florida History Podcast. You can listen to the Florida History Podcast on Anchor (which hosts our show), Spotify, Google, Apple Podcasts, Radio Public, Breaker, Overcast, Castro or Pocket Casts. Overcast, Castro, Spotify, Radio Public and Breaker have App Store apps for free […]