Friday, May 04, 2012
Texas Democrats Need New Leadership
As a delegate to this year's state convention, I am going to be voting for and supporting the lady pictured above -- Rachel Barrios-Van Os. She is a true progressive who will change the direction of the state party -- taking it back to its progressive roots and contesting races across the state (instead of just the urban areas). If you are a delegate (or have influence on a delegate), I urge you to support Rachel, too.
We have a good chance this year to break the grip the "good ole boy" network has on the state party leadership, and unless we do so, nothing is likely to change. Here is part of the interview Rachel gave to the Texas Tribune: