Political notebook: Democrats reconvening state convention in Shawnee | Govt-and-politics
A congressional redistricting town hall is scheduled for 6 p.m., July 22, at the Tulsa Technology Center Riverside Campus, 801 E. 91st St.
Boogeymen: Politics often involves fostering fear and anger against the opposition, as seen in recent fundraising emails from members of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation.
One from 1st District Congressman Kevin Hern describes the Biden administration as “CRISIS after CRISIS,” while U.S. Sen. James Lankford’s campaign said the “soul of our nation” must be saved from an “ideology of resentment, anger, grievance, racial division, and a rapid decline to economic Marxism has spread to every corner of our culture.”
Democrats do the same thing, although Oklahomans don’t see as much of it because of the GOP’s dominance in the state.
“At this moment, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, and their right-wing billionaire network are plotting…