Rhode Island Politics
Host Richard August speaks with James Lathrop, the Republican candidate for Rhode Island General Treasurer.
It may be Crazy Season, but the rationale Democrats are giving for their votes is enough to make one despair of our nation’s capacity to analyze problem, develop solutions, and survive.
John DePetro and Justin Katz keep up with the accelerating political season.
Host Darlene D’Arezzo sits down with Aaron Guckian, the 2022 Republican candidate for lieutenant governor.
John Loughlin interviews Republican and Independent candidates and professionals in the healthcare industry.
Whatever your political affiliation, you should recognize that Democrat Governor Dan McKee’s “you’re not from here” attack ad on Republican Ashley Kalus is dark and disgusting: You can’t lead a state you don’t know. I am proud to call Rhode Island home. pic.twitter.com/jPr9qkXyXP — Governor Dan McKee (@DanMcKeeRI) October 13, 2022 Even if we ignore…
John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss the dysfunction of Rhode Island politics.
Looks mainly like an attempt to intimidate his political opposition to me. The candidates have arrived for tonight's RI gubernatorial debate at the @wpri12 studios. Both greeted by a crowd which appears to be largely made up of McKee supporters. pic.twitter.com/2wLHQbJAjH — Ryan Welch (@RyanWelchPhotog) October 11, 2022
Remarkably consistent polls from WPRI and the Boston Globe tell a strange, yet familiar, story. Rhode Islanders think their state is going in the wrong direction — 45% versus 34% (WPRI) and 48% versus 35% (Globe). Meanwhile, favorable opinions of incumbent Democrat Governor Dan McKee almost match those results inversely to what one would expect —…
I’m noticing an increase in the rank dishonesty of progressive Democrats with an understanding of how things actually work and lunacy among those who don’t.