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Clinton Neglects to Speak About Education During Connecticut Stump Speech

During Bill Clinton’s stump speech in New Haven today, the former president did not speak at all about education and the omission, considering the circumstances surrounding the event, was surprising, to say the least. Clinton was around to bolster Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s reelection bid and, as one might expect, his speech largely centered around… Continue reading Clinton Neglects to Speak About Education During Connecticut Stump Speech

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Has Maria Pereira Jumped the Shark?

I guess former Working Families Party mouthpiece and Internet troll Maria Pereira is willing to sacrifice everything she and her former Working Families Party buddies hold dear, just to see incumbent Gov. Dan Malloy fail. Putting aside everything she’s ever publicly said, Pereira has decided to endorse GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley. Yes, you read… Continue reading Has Maria Pereira Jumped the Shark?

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Lack of Support Puts Credibility of Pelto Campaign into Question

Back in May, media darling and third-party gubernatorial candidate Jon Pelto told the Hartford Courant that he wasn’t a spoiler, pledging not throw his hat in the race unless he could raise enough money to run a “credible campaign.” What exactly does that mean? What is the actual cost of a credible campaign? After spending… Continue reading Lack of Support Puts Credibility of Pelto Campaign into Question

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Jon Pelto Aligned Himself with Republicans Against Malloy

Republican legislative employees communicated and coordinated with self-identified “progressive” candidate Jon Pelto in an attempt to scuttle the state’s use of national education standards earlier this year, according to a Republican insider. Yes, politics does tend to make strange bedfellows, but political consultant-turned third-party gubernatorial candidate Pelto has a long history of aligning himself with… Continue reading Jon Pelto Aligned Himself with Republicans Against Malloy

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Connecticut Agrees: Pelto is Either Ahab or Delusional

In the absence of any real polling to show how much of a joke Jon Pelto’s run for governor really is, today I turned to Twitter. Below are a selection — just a few, really — of the many recent tweets from Connecticut residents that question the honesty and validity of Pelto’s “candidacy.”   Hartford… Continue reading Connecticut Agrees: Pelto is Either Ahab or Delusional