NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the fifteenth in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president for 2020 in no particular order. To view the previous candidate announcement posts type the candidate’s name in the search box on this page.
“Our politics in Washington lack all imagination and I think to keep going down the rat hole with the people that are dragging us down the rat hole, is a self fulfilling prophecy of failing as a republic. That’s what I really believe. That’s what I think is at stake. “
Here is the video from his campaign website. Not bad. Some powerful rhetoric and appealing images. Good, traditional Democratic speech.
“For the past 10 years I’ve been a senator from the great state of Colorado. You probably don’t know me because I don’t go on cable news every night. I didn’t set out to be a politician. My last job was superintendent of the Denver public schools.”