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RSVP to My Thur Political Briefing, Our Discussion w/Donna Deegan, Rep. Jeff Jackson
Happy Tuesday all. My monthly live political briefing is this Thursday 1pm EST
A few things from DC on a beautiful spring day:
My Monthly Live Political Briefing for Hopium Subscribers Is This Thursday 1pm EST - I’ll start off with a 10-15 minute overview of the current national political landscape, and then open it up for 45 minutes of questions with all of you. The discussion will be recorded and posted here at Hopium if you can’t join live. RSVP here, or watch live on my YouTube Channel. Lot’s to discuss this week!
My Discussion With Donna Deegan - We were lucky enough to be joined yesterday by Donna Deegan, who is fighting to reclaim Florida’s largest city from the Republicans. You can watch the video and learn how to support Donna’s campaign here. For those who want to write postcards, my understanding is she is now up on the Postcards to Voters site.
Hope everyone here will take one step to help her in the coming days - donate, make calls, write postcards - whatever you can do. This race is all about turnout and these tactics are proven to drive up turnout in the early vote which begins on May 1st, and on Election Day, May 16th, itself.
The implications for 2024 are eye-opening, according to Simon Rosenberg, a Democratic pollster who pre-bunked the 2022 red wave. “Projecting forward,” he writes on Substack, “keeping the 2020 vote constant, but now [adjusting] upward for the growth of [Gen Z and Millennial] generations into the electorate,” he found, these two segments could rise to 37 percent of all voters. The result would be a national margin for Democrats of 6 percent.
Rep. Jeff Jackson on Putting More Positive Sentiment Into Our Discourse - Meet a fellow Hopium/Getting Loud/Info Warrior for Democracy Rep. Jeff Jackson of North Carolina. He has become in a very short time a pioneering communicator for Democrats. Watch his latest video below. I think you will find you recognize many of the themes in this brief but powerful talk. Do follow him however you follow politicians. He is doing remarkable work.
Disney Says Hello To Ron DeSantis: