Monthly Archives: July 2016


Wrapping Up the Democratic National Convention

Here, in order, are  my comments about the Democratic National Convention published in the Orlando Sentinel‘s online Daily Convention Edition. Each day the writers who comprise the Central Florida 100 answered the questions who won, who lost and added a quote or tweet of the day. In another post I’ll analyze more closely […]


Wrapping Up the Republican National Convention

As part of the Orlando Sentinel‘s Central Florida 100, participants were asked to provide nightly commentary about the Republican National Convention events and proceedings in Cleveland. Below is a compilation of my commentary published in the Orlando Sentinel online last week, with a link to all the commentaries. I look forward to critiquing the Democratic […]


Few Latinos at the Republican Convention

As the curtan is about to rise on one of the most anticipated Republican national conventions in a long while,  one of the questions that begs an answer is, will there be Latino participation and, if so, what will that look like? The last Republican to win the White House – George […]


New Latino Poll Shows Broad Support for Clinton

Pew Hispanic Research has published results from a new poll of political preferences among Latino registered voters and nonvoters, indicating broad support for Hillary Clinton. It doesn’t contain a lot of suprises but I’m posting some of the tables so readers can have an update. The poll was conducted between June […]


Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jennifer López Record Song for Somos Orlando

Somos Orlando, the ad hoc Latino group that popped up in the aftermath of the Pulse shooting to provide translation, mental health and other counseling services to survivors and victims’ families, is getting a boost from Broadway sensation Lin-Manuel Miranda and superstar Jennifer López. “I have a treat for you […]