Her public image is the worst of any losing presidential candidate since at least Gerald Ford.
True, Hillary Clinton received roughly 2.9 million more votes that Trump. But she didn’t get the most votes either.
Nobody did. Nobody also won the electoral college in a landslide.
Would a female Donald Trump still be Donald Trump?
In which Burt Likko tries to convince you, and himself, that it’s not going to be that bad.
A debate heavy on personality and light on policy, with some surprising oversights and some agreements that in any other election cycle would be surprising to note.
We knew it would eventually come to this. It had to. And now, here it is. Also, what Burt Likko plans do be doing during the debate, and chances are, you’re going to be jealous of him when you learn it.
It’s been well documented that Trump refuses to release his tax information in the run up to the election. But does it really matter?
On Email Servers, Government Use Thereof
Like it or not, the 2016 POTUS race is already over.
Partisanship and Fear.
Mark Steyn is a good writer. Hillary Clinton is a married woman. Neither of these facts should be important when discussing Presidential politics.
A snapshot of a crowded campaign, taken right as the gate opens.
In a sense, it is the perfect speculative fiction novel, even as it pays unspoken homage to a similarly-themed book by very different authors from thirty-eight years ago.
The woman can’t even go to Chipotle incognito right.
Mitt Romney is considering running again in 2016. Herewith a little history lesson. Three men have lost their first election as their party’s presidential nominee, then gone on to get their party’s nomination again:*# Democrats William Jennings Bryan (1896, 1900, and 1908), and Adlai Stevenson II (1952, 1956), and Republican Thomas Dewey (1944, 1948). Each…
Michelle Togut dissects “America: Imagine the World Without Her,” Dinesh D’Souza’s latest attempt to “re-right” American history.
Don’t people understand what it is that lawyers do? (Yes, I know that’s actually irrelevant.)
In one very important way, presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is more like Newt Gingrich than her husband Bill. Democrats would be wise to consider that before the primaries begin.
Forgive me the hiatus in posting. I’ve been parenting (and writing a fair amount). Saw Tod (et al) at Leaguefest and he (et al) encouraged me to share links here to my work elsewhere, so…here goes! I’ve just published a column for The New Republic on how the Democratic Party is about to dramatically shift its…
How am I supposed to take the Left’s War On Women concerns seriously when they continue to get history’s most famous case of sexual harassment so terribly wrong?
Tod Kelly considers Hillary’s probable 2016 nod, as well as his own “lesser-of” dilemma.
Dennis Saunders is correct: When it comes to people like Mozilla’s Brendan Eich, we should practice tolerance. But not the sake of people like Brendan Eich.
Russell M. takes a look at a possible 2016 Democratic Primary field.
Give Jessica Valenti credit; she’s not afraid to be ahead of the curve. At least that’s one explanation for her piece at The Nation, “Why I’m Voting for Her.” We’re all to assume, as indeed we all do, that “her” is Hillary Clinton, and the voting in question is for the 2016 presidency. But Valenti’s piece…
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy This is Sec. Clinton on Meet the Press last week. The first 30 minutes or so is worth the watch as it is focused on foreign policy and her role as Sec. of State. The last bit is fluffero related to her thoughts…