Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Why Did Republicans Go For Trump?

A question that comes up in political discussions is why Republican voters went for Trump. There are three main categories: Why did he win the primary? Why did he get so much institutional support as the nominee that he was … Continue reading

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If Obama was white

A common accusation from the left is that President Obama was targeted because of his race. Lee Siegel’s op-ed piece in the New York Times a few years ago was one example, suggesting that Romney was doing well because he is the … Continue reading

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Political Stars of the 2020s

There was a discussion on a political message board about who the political stars for the 2020s might be. Before considering that question, it seems pertinent to work backwards to see what 2010s stars were doing a decade earlier. In the … Continue reading

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Predicting Future Presidents

The moment Trump won the election, there was speculation about who the Democrats will nominate next time. Matthew Ygleisias argues that Bernie Sanders is the frontrunner by all conventional metrics. Others will say it’s Elizabeth Warren. Or Kamala Harris. Or Kristen … Continue reading

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Can Hillary Clinton Keep Running?

Right now, there’s some talk about the Democrats positioning themselves to run against Trump. And some of it has included the woman who did win the popular vote by two percent. She would be one of the oldest candidates ever, … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Trump’s Win

With the recent CPAC as well as the DNC Chairman election, it seems an excuse to post a hodge-podge of comments on the state of politics after Trump’s election to the White House. I did not vote for Trump, nor … Continue reading

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When Will The First Woman Be Elected President?

This is just a thought experiment, but I was trying to figure out when we might expect a woman to be elected President. The Democratic presidential nominee in 2020 will more likely than not be a woman. The most exciting new … Continue reading

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