Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Boer Interviews Rising Star Julian Castro for TNR

She's too modest to brag about it, but last week Boer wrote a fantastic profile about one of the hottest stars in the Democratic Party firmament: DNC keynote speaker and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro. The article was published on the website of The New Republic. An excerpt:
Of the twenty-nine state-wide offices in Texas, zero are held by Democrats—but Castro doesn’t pretend to be anything other than a “proud Democrat.” ... Still, Castro is a realist about the Democrats’ current prospects for state-wide office in Texas. “For me, or for any Democrat, something has to change in the state before a Democrat is going to get elected.”
Read the whole thing.

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