Snakes and would-be leaders:

Warren’s Identity-Politics Race for the Nomination Dies as She Drags Sanders’ Campaign Down with Her

  By Laurie Dobson I will bet, Elizabeth Warren, that it has been a long time since you had insecurity about the basic needs in life. You are supremely set up for life. I know your type; I used to float in your circles. Wearing a fancy Patagonia jacket to your press conference to talk …

A special moment from 2016 revisited:

Greetings from Vermont on the eve of our Primary

We are revisiting a poem I wrote in 2016 that was inspired by the sparrow showing up at Bernie’s rally in Portland OR titled ‘One Day in the Asylum’ But first I want to say something about poetic truth and reality. As I get older I tend to experience the world as increasingly soulful. But …

Hold tight!:

Bernie’s Leap Ahead to Tuesday’s ‘March Madness’

By Laurie Dobson Today is Saturday, February 29, South Carolina’s primary day. It’s a leap year and three more days to “Super Tuesday.”  That’s got me  thinking about ‘superlative’ thoughts and how they affect us.  This is an opportune moment to consider what makes things “supercharged.” What is it that makes things power through, and …