Playing it safe is Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign plan, because she’s not liked and is not trusted only a little bit less than her loud GOP opponent, Donald Trump, is not liked and not trusted. So, on Nov. 8, Americans basically will choose the least disliked candidate.
Thirteen months ago when Donald Trump announced his campaign for the presidency, the idea of the loud real estate billionaire topping the ticket of the party of Lincoln was a laugh line, writes columnist Andrew Malcolm. Well, he did it, and so we’re all left to wonder just how is this new phase of the campaign going to proceed.
Donald Trump’s selection of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was a smart move. It might help the Republican non-politician convince some voters that, as president, he really would surround himself with smart people experienced in governing, and with reliable conservatives.
Donald Trump’s unpredictable, usually counterproductive behavior seems unlikely to change. So the growing question is: What if Trump’s idea of winning is electing Hillary Clinton? And devastating the GOP in the process?
After multiple snipers opened fire on law enforcement in Dallas Thursday night, killing five uniformed officers and injuring six others, after three days of outrage over police-involved shootings and not even a month since the tragic Orlando massacre, a sorrowful nation was left asking: what next?
The world outside Texas will want to blame Texans and guns, pointlessly. Or politics, or race, or whatever fits someone’s campaign message. Forget judging and blaming for now: Help Dallas grieve and bury its officers
Now, we have the official 800-page report of the House Select Committee with documentation of the awful incident that cost four American lives, including the ambassador Clinton claimed as a friend. Working for the Clintons seems to be a dangerous and costly proposition for many over the years.