Face the Facts, Sieze the Future

Like millions of other Americans, I have been watching the upfolding drama within the Democratic party regarding whether President Biden, or someone from a younger generation of Democratic leaders, should be the one to face Donald Trump in November.

The question we should be asking, however, is how we let the two major political parties get us into this mess in the first place, and how, in a nation of 333 million people, we let the party process arrive at the choices before us.

Here is the link to a speech I gave on this subject almost 20 years ago, to the annual Oregon Democratic Party Summit. It seems just as relevant today as it was in 2005.