My PR Agent mentions today in her Chron political column that Texas Dems don't have a leader with "star power." That is an interesting observation. I guess she doesn't think our top of the ballot nominees for statewide office have "star power."
I think the next "star power" Dem will be of the Latina/Latino persuasion. I can think of an attractive, young, articulate, bilingual, and grass roots experienced Latina that fits the bill.
I know nobody wants to hear this - cause I know it sounds like a broken record - but State Dems ought to make the growing Latino vote their number one priority. There are a lot of potential votes out there just waiting to be organized. Plus, these potential voters are not too happy with the immigrant bashing GOP. Just a thought - a real good thought.
A "star power" Latina Dem leading a new energized voting community, now that's something worth pursuing.
June 9, 2006, 9:00AM