Is It Hillary or Chelsea Who’s Running?

November 15, 2019

In a BBC interview, Hillary Clinton reveals that she may yet again run for president. Like Jamie Dimon, CEO and chairman of JPMorgan Chase, who explained to CBS that the reason he earns such a high salary is the result of no choice of his own because it was imposed on him by his board, Clinton...

The Democrats Are in a State of Disunion

February 11, 2019

From the opening curtain of the Democratic presidential primaries for 2020, the drama is already focused on whom the party establishment will manage to exclude. “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” In 1858, Republican senatorial candidate Abraham Lincoln appropriately borrowed the...

The Unintended Effect on the Left

January 23, 2018

How Trump galvanized the left and the lessons they’ve taken from his presidency. On the day of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, an alternative story competed for headlines. A sea of determined women in pink knitted hats invaded Washington, DC, and a new wave of energized progressive...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: CNN Defines “Deniability”

November 01, 2017

Passing the buck as a political art form. TODAY’S 3D DEFINITION: DENIABILITY In a rare act of political candor, CNN digs deep into political culture to reveal a secret “standard” campaign tactic in this report on the Democrats’ commissioning of “opposition research” to discredit...

Wait, So Hillary Didn’t Win?

January 05, 2017

How nice it would be to continue pretending that Trump didn't win in November. Two days before the November elections, Elizabeth Moreno was driving to the Democratic Party headquarters in Manassas to pick up a list of addresses. She was planning to spend another day of canvassing to get out the...

Can America Come Together Again?

November 15, 2016

America will come together again, but the process will not be an easy one. Social, economic and political threats as daunting as those that made headlines in the 2016 presidential campaign would almost surely have started a bloody revolution if they had crashed into the public consciousness a...

The World This Week: Why Donald Trump Won

November 13, 2016

Americans are hurting and have voted for a dangerous demagogue because their political elites lost credibility by placing private benefits over public gains. This week, Donald Trump was elected president of the United States of America. In perhaps fitting irony, this author is making sense of...

How Presidential Candidates Are Sold to the People

November 11, 2016

If candidates have become commodities, voters have become passive consumers. Donald Trump began his rise in June 2015 by descending an escalator while boldly introducing a new degree of vulgarity and bigotry into presidential political discourse. Clothed in the armor of what the public took to...

The Black Swan Moment of Donald Trump

November 10, 2016

Donald Trump’s victory adds to the sense that we live in “interesting times.” With the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States of America, I am reminded of the phenomenon known as a “black swan event.” This phenomenon is something that is such a surprise that the...

Everything You Need to Know About the US Election

November 08, 2016

Sara El-Yafi provides a 101 on the US election. Are you ready? Most of you know, even if you’ve never set foot in the United States, that on November 8, the American people will finally decide who will be the next president of the world for the upcoming four years. And that is exciting for all...

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