Populism is difficult to define because those who cloak themselves in its meaning and those who oppose it often invent their own definitions that suit their own causes. William Jennings Bryan, a Democratic nominee for President several times at the turn of the 20th century, claimed to be a populist because he wanted the US Government to peg the dollar […]
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It’s officially official. Donald Trump is now the President of the United States. Many never, ever, would have predicted such a headline one year ago, but the day has come. Obviously, it goes without saying that Donald Trump divides opinions. He’s one of those people that one either loves or hates. Mr Trump’s supporters are passionately behind him and generally believe […]
This article was originally published in The Huffington Post by the author. No president is perfect. Every president has issues that he must contend with that are serious and define his legacy. Clinton had the economy, Bush had 9/11 and the War on Terror, and the Great Recession. President Obama inherited the War on Terror, the worst recession since the […]
Since Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US Presidential election on 08 November, the President-elect has been busy assembling the team he will rely on when he assumes office on 21 January 2017. Some of the names have sparked controversy, others surprise, but Donald Trump has deflected criticism of his picks in the most Donald Trump way possible- by Tweeting […]
Many have predicted the collapse of the G.O.P. for quite some time. After Governor Mitt Romney’s defeat to President Obama in 2012, political commentators (let’s take a page out of Jose Mourinho’s book and call them “Einsteins”) declared the Republican Party dead and that there was no foreseeable path to the White House. Fast forward to the 2014 midterm elections […]
Shove over Reince Priebus- Donald Trump is taking over the Republican Primary from here on out. The last month or so has seen the meteoric rise of real estate mogul and celebrity Donald J. Trump atop the densely populated field of the Republican Presidential Primary. He leads every national poll with at least 20% of Republican voters saying they’d back […]