American Votes

A Vote for Twitter

With social media on the rise over the past few years Twitter has become a major source of information for presidential elections. We talked…

The Life and Death of Liberalism in the United States

Back in 2007, British journalist and political commentator Nick Cohen published his book ‘What’s Left?’, an essay which explored the contradictions and confusions of modern day liberal and left leaning politics. By the time the book reaches its ten year anniversary on 21 January 2017, either President Donald Trump or President Hillary Clinton will have just undertaken their first full day in the Oval Office, ushering in a new age of liberalism far different to the kind that Cohen bemoaned.

A Fashionable Affair

The lead up to this election has been chaotic to say the least and it’s already quite clear that it’ll be unlike any before. We have our first female presidential candidate, more banter and brutal comments than ever before and for the first time, Vogue is endorsing a US Presidential Candidate (No points for guessing which one).

Clinton Wins Head-to-Head Battle Against Trump in Final Debate

The previous two debates have been characterised by interruptions and shouting-matches, with Republican nominee Donald Trump especially quick to attack his opponent, but this time he managed to dodge Hillary Clinton’s provocations – except the occasional interruption of “wrong”.

DNC Response to Debate was ‘LOL’

On Wednesday the 18th of May 2016, Micheal Briggs of the Bernie Sanders campaign sent an email to Jeremy Brinster at the Democratic National Committee with the subject line ‘Sanders Welcomes California Debate’ a debate which we now know never happened.