Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in this piece are solely those of the author.
Thousands of Trump supporters swarmed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday to commit seditious acts that were motivated by ignorance and white supremacy, which obviously go hand in hand. But the looting and deadly violence never would have occurred without the encouragement of a treasonous crook in the Oval Office.
Editor’s Note: Evan Low is a California State Assemblyman (D) for the South Bay and Silicon Valley. This piece reflects his thoughts on Democrat John Chiang, the current California State Treasurer and candidate running for Governor of California in the 2018 race. The opinions expressed in this piece are solely his own.
My political journey cannot quite be described as typical. I did not run for office because the pothole in front of my house was not getting fixed and I did not decide when I was in first grade that I was going to run for president the day I turned 35.