Labor Day: Remember When?

It’s fourteen months before the presidential election. Remember when the election campaign was (more credibly) said to kick off after Labor Day — of election year?

Truly there is a permanent campaign.

Also: Read E.J. Dionne today on the disappearance of labor in American political rhetoric, journalism, and culture.

Amy Fried

About Amy Fried

Amy Fried loves Maine's sense of community and the wonderful mix of culture and outdoor recreation. She loves politics in three ways: as an analytical political scientist, a devoted political junkie and a citizen who believes politics matters for people's lives. Fried is Professor of Political Science at the University of Maine. Her views do not reflect those of her employer or any group to which she belongs.