John Ellis

John Ellis is a former Globe columnist and editor of News Items. He can be reached at

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Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., a Democratic presidential hopeful, speaks to reporters at the African-American Leadership Council Summit in Atlanta, June 6. More than most of his 2020 rivals, Buttigieg grasped that the early primary race would unfold online and on television. (Photo: Audra Melton/New York Times) Views
Monday, June 24, 2019
How the Media Will Pick the Next Democratic Presidential Candidate
Democratic primary voters and caucus-attendees are of two minds about the 2020 presidential general election campaign. A majority of them want it to be like one of those hockey games where the players drop their gloves and start fighting the moment the puck is dropped. They want a candidate who...
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