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.
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:
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