Commentary: Political propaganda about Hillary Clinton should not distract from issue of coronavirus
A recent analysis of social media metrics reveals that Hillary Clinton’s emails were more topical on Super Tuesday than the general election or coronavirus, according to Vox contributor Aaron Rupar.
A radical approach to political forecasting is challenging conventional norms and “flipping giant paradigms of electoral theory upside down.”
Social sorting on the basis of political identity is widening the gap between partisan ideology and deepening our collective divide. And while the pendulum of public opinion always swings from one end of the spectrum to the other, we have never experienced this level of dysfunction before.
In the 1978 film “Superman,” screen legend Marlon Brando warned of an imminent danger. To stress his sincerity, Brando espoused rationality and declared his aversion for hearsay, saying, “My friends, you know me to be neither rash nor impulsive. I’m not given to wild, unsupported statements.”
Another election season in Florida has passed and the outcomes of multiple races hung in the balance for weeks afterward. It’s déjà vu all over again.
Let’s be honest. No one likes to lose. And for those possessing a healthy ego, defeat is an especially unbearable prospect.
During times of crisis, history is replete with individuals who rise above peril and heed higher callings. Their actions are the stuff of legend.
Free speech is a tenet of our national identity.
It is a tough time to be a Democrat. And I do not wish to exasperate the current state of progressive pessimism. But much like Al Gore, I am compelled to share a rather inconvenient truth: President Donald Trump is likely to be reelected in 2020.
Brett Kavanaugh’s tumultuous confirmation saga came to an end on Oct. 6 when the U.S. Senate approved his appointment to the Supreme Court. Despite credible accusations of sexual assault levied against him by Christine Blasey Ford, Republican leaders forged ahead with his nomination process.