"Winning in a landslide" is needed now more than ever; don't count out the American people in seeing with new eyes, and what's at stake in November.
Kaine pushed the political envelope of Virginia, an erstwhile red southern state, in a progressive direction - and won; everyone agrees he's a sincere, nice guy.
"Trump is a bully and a demagogue," Sanders said; "Trump has made bigotry and hatred the cornerstone of his campaign."
In his acceptance speech, given in Cleveland last week, Trump served up his usual stew of pompous and belligerent nationalist statements.
In his speech last night, Trump tossed lies, hate, distortions, and fear-mongering harder than Jake Arrieta throws his four-seam fastball.
Throughout the convention, speaker after speaker sneeringly demeaned attempts to address racism as efforts to conform to arbitrary "political correctness."
Some said he was appealing to the worst instincts of white workers who have legitimate grievances and reasons to be dissatisfied with the government.
"The Republican Party has done nothing to reach out to them, even though in 2012 the leadership of the GOP vowed to make it more inclusive."
Inside the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump made himself "grate again" on our nerves.
The following is an exclusive article written for the Peoples World by Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner; Garner was slain by police two years ago on the streets of Staten Island.