Sunday, September 6, 2015

Shermichael Singleton ― The rise of the political outsiders

Shermichael Singleton, a Republican political consultant and co-founder of the Morehouse College Republican chapter, has recently joined The Hill as a political contributor.

Via The Hill:

"It is generally assumed and speculated that politicians say one thing and often do another. This contradictory pattern has become synonymous with politicians, particularly when running for office. Usually, they make promises they do not keep and for the most part, voters have come to expect that. It's reminiscent of the phrase: "That's just what politicians do; they'll say anything to get elected."

But as the nation focuses on the 2016 election cycle, the political and economic establishments' choice of two dynamistic candidates, Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, continue not to sway a public that is not a part of its political coffers. The presumptiveness of their campaigns has led to declining numbers.

Clinton is the wife of one of the canniest politicians of our time. And Jeb is the political capricious son and brother of two former presidents. Both are establishment choices. Despite those facts, neither candidate is performing as well as many originally thought."

Read the full article HERE.