Julián Castro in his Own Words

When I want to find out more about a politician, one of my favorite things to do is to watch him or her speak. Is ...
by | May 11, 2009

When I want to find out more about a politician, one of my favorite things to do is to watch him or her speak. Is the candidate a numbers wonk or someone who prefers a personal story? Is he or she an old school pol or a slick focus-group-tested salesman? Usually, you can learn a lot just by watching someone speak.

Julián Castro was elected mayor of San Antonio this weekend, winning redemption after his 2005 defeat. Castro is supposed to be a rising star in the Democratic Party. So, he's someone worth watching.

Castro produced a series of videos during the campaign where he talked directly to the camera about issues facing San Antonio. Here are three of them.

His thoughts on downtown:

His thoughts on promoting San Antonio:

His thoughts on transportation (that traffic sure is noisy):

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