San Antonio’s Relay Star

julian castro

By E.J. Dionne, Real Clear Politics

Julian Castro is a politician in not too much of a hurry. This does not mean he lacks ambition.
The 38-year-old mayor of San Antonio, which has boomed into the country’s seventh-largest city, came to national attention much as Barack Obama did, with a first-rate keynote speech at last year’s Democratic National Convention. He spoke affectingly of life being not a marathon but a “relay” in which each generation lifts up the next.

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