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Stories by Jennifer Oliver O'Connell

Jennifer Oliver OConnell offers witty, insightful, and direct opinion, analysis and musings on local and national politics and popular culture, with occasional detours into reinvention, food, and Yoga. Jennifer also teaches Yoga, and coaches clients on careers and reinvention. You can keep up with what's in Jennifer's orbit through her As the Girl Turns website.

It’s time to bury the Jeb Bush campaign

The Bush campaign rolled out a new slogan today, "Jeb Can Fix It", but the electorate and media are already dancing on his grave. Don't R.I.P. Jeb!, just go away.

The 2016 Presidency may hinge on smart use of the Smartphone

LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2015—Here’s a tip for the crop of 2016 presidential hopefuls: skip the listening tours, the campaign swag and television commercials; instead, program yourself a Smartphone app. Less than a week after her announcement that she would run for president in 2016, America is already weary of Hillary Clinton’s manufactured everyman show. ...

Left and Right are on attack over a Ted Cruz presidential candidacy

LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2015—Republican Sen. Ted Cruz formally announced Monday his entry into the 2016 presidential race. While Sen. Cruz’s supporters are cheering and swinging from the rafters, both the left and right side of the aisle are drawing their long knives. The problems presented by both sides regarding Sen. Cruz’s electability, or lack ...