Citing that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, Senate Majority leader Phil Berger suggests that Republican job candidates are discriminated against when they apply for university positions unless they “toe the line from the left.” However, it seems likely that there may be other, more objective explanations for the imbalance of party affiliation.
It’s only four weeks until voters by the millions begin casting ballots. Currently, 34 states allow early voting. Donald Trump could be counting on a stunning debate appearance – the first is Sept. 26, three days into early voting, columnist Andrew Malcolm writes, but time isn’t on an unorganized candidate’s side.
Being a messenger can indeed be unpopular. Ask any member of the modern-day political media covering a most bizarre presidential race. Neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton likes the press, but Trump, as a master media manipulator, makes sure you know it, writes columnist Andrew Malcolm.
Although blind partisans might wish for the demise of the GOP, they won’t get it. The historic enduring success of the 240-year-old American democratic experience owes its vitality to the rough balance and competitive capability for our parties to change.
Donald Trump is clearly a master at unsettling his adversaries. It may be an effective strategy in business, or even politics, but is irresponsibly dangerous when it comes to international security – especially when your adversaries are your allies.
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.
Hillary Clinton had lunch with Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel on Tuesday while Tim Kaine visited Colorado to talk about all the work they'd do together. Donald Trump's VP pick Mike Pence accused the media of bias while at an event in Pennsylvania.
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Clinton and Justin Timberlake pose for photo booth photos while Trump camp accuses media of bias - Election Rewind
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