Tag Archives: Hillary 2016

Senators and Vice-Presidents

Donald Trump’s selection of Mike Pence as his running mate shows an interesting difference between Republicans and Democrats. The Democrats will almost always pick Senators for Veep. Republicans are most apt to pick Governors, like Pence is now; leading members of the House … Continue reading

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When the First Clinton Campaign Used Inappropriately Accessed Online Data

The Bernie Sanders/ DNC fight about information accessed from the Hillary Clinton 2016 campaign is similar to a story from George Stephanopoulos’s memoir All Too Human. Continue reading

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Can Mitt Romney Run Again?

There’s some chatter about Mitt Romney for President again. He ‘s a man who wanted to be President, and he has had a terrific year. The Netflix documentary, various media appearances and the flap about statements regarding his black grandson … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up August 21 2013 Edition

Erik Posner of Slate thinks a judge’s decision on stop and frisk was poorly made. This was not an easy case. Stop-and-frisk humiliates and inconveniences young black and Hispanic men and may reinforce unfair perceptions about race and crime, while … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up August 19 2013 Edition

Cracked reminds us that the world isn’t all that bad, compared to that horrible place called the past. Paul Waldman of the American Prospect considers the issue of morally compromised art, and the impact on the upcoming Ender’s Game adaptation, … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up August 16 2013 Edition

An evangelical minister demonstrated an unfamiliarity with pop culture and copyright law with the cover of his new book. It’s a bit odd to have a minister with a closed twitter account. Conor Friedersdorf notes that a Hillary Clinton presidency (and … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up August 13 2013 Edition

David Fredosso of the Washington Examiner considers the costs of increasing wages for fast-food workers. Andrew Cohen of the Atlantic declares Oliver Wendell Holmes’s comments in favor of the freedom of speech the most powerful dissent in Supreme Court history. … Continue reading

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August 3 2013 Politics Round-Up

According to the Freakonomics guys, fathers of daughters are more likely to get divorced. MORETTI: There are three main channels. First of all, women who have daughters are more likely to have never been married than women who have boys. Second, … Continue reading

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July 31 2013 Politics Round-Up

After the stories about how Hillary Clinton wants to cut ties with Huma Abedin due to her husband’s embarrassing mayoral campaign, the new piece about how they’re all worried about Abedin is politically more useful. She’s now taking a break from working … Continue reading

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July 21 2013 Politics Round-Up

Jonathan Bernstein suggests that Hillary Clinton may once again be beaten by a younger male candidate just elected to the Senate. The focus of this piece is on Cruz’s general election viability. When it comes to the primary, I’m not going to start handicapping … Continue reading

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