What Howard Schultz — or any independent — needs to have a real shot

By Christine Todd Whitman CNN January 29, 2019 Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, said Sunday he was seriously considering a run for president as a "centrist independent." While we are both former elected officials of the two traditional parties, we feel passionately that Americans need an independent option. We aren't endorsing Schultz, but we are encouraged that a candidate closer to the center of the political spectrum may run. The only problem is that Schultz or someone like him stands almost no chance. [...]

By |2019-04-10T09:30:40-05:00January 31st, 2019|All Posts, Opinion|0 Comments

The importance of independent, unbiased data

By Christine Todd Whitman The Hill January 24, 2019 The Trump administration’s latest revelation that perhaps thousands more kids have been separated from their families at the border, is yet another signal of how this administration seemingly manipulates facts and misleads the public — in ways that are slowly chipping away at our democracy's credibility and integrity. [...]

By |2019-04-10T09:54:47-05:00January 24th, 2019|All Posts, Opinion|0 Comments