Sunday in San Francisco and young people today | Arkansas Blog

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Sunday in San Francisco and young people today

Posted By on Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 10:42 AM

SCENES FROM A WEDDING: Does future hold residency in Arkansas for wedding flower girls?
  • SCENES FROM A WEDDING: Does future hold residency in Arkansas for wedding flower girls?

I'm in San Francisco this morning, where rain continues blessedly for the drought-parched state. President Obama just left town after sticking a presidential card in what they call the  Northern California Democratic Party ATM at gatherings of people named Getty and the like.

The latest Field poll shows Bernie Sanders closing the gap on Hillary Clinton in California, down to a six-point spread.  The usual demographics were evident — excitement for Sanders among younger voters, a preference for Clinton among older voters.

And speaking of younger voters: I'm in town for the happy reason of a wedding of a Little Rock native with a fresh Berkeley Ph.D.  and a promising future in urban planning. The bayside restaurant where the reception was held was filled with other brilliant young people, including a Little Rock Central classmate of the groom who is forging a brilliant career in medicine.

I heard none of the transplants planning a move back to Arkansas, much as their parents might like to see more of them and grandkids present and future. Which might be a fact worth pondering. (But, yes, there were a few young Arkansans in the crowd along with the fossils like me.)

I'll be back in a few hours regardless to continue my own brilliant success at making Arkansas a more progressive place.

Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments (27)

Showing 1-27 of 27

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-27 of 27

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • Where's the outrage?

    Am I the only person, apart from federal prosecutors, outraged about the criminal enterprise that inveigled itself into a privileged position as an Arkansas taxpayer-financed human services provider to the tune, today, of $43 million a year?
    • Jun 21, 2018
  • Where's the outrage?

    • Jun 21, 2018
  • Rutledge opponent hits her socializing with corporate interests

    Mike Lee, the Democratic candidate for attorney general, has criticized Attorney General Leslie Rutledge over recent reports of her participation at private meetings where corporate interests make big contributions to a political group she heads for access to state legal officers.
    • Jun 21, 2018
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • Campus gun bill clears committee

    The so-called compromise amendment that will allow anyone 25 or older with a training certificate carry a concealed weapon on public college campuses was approved in a Senate committee this afternoon.
    • Feb 21, 2017
  • Trump's strangulation of Obamacare

    If he can't kill it outright, Donald Trump will do all he can to cripple Obamacare. Vox has detailed reporting on deep cuts in federal spending that support nonprofit agencies that help people sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
    • Sep 18, 2017
  • Free Zinn book for Arkansas teachers

    Arkansas teachers! Get your free Howard Zinn book here! Whether Kim Hendren likes it or not.
    • Mar 3, 2017

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Slideshows

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation