This election season has been tumultuous to say the least. Both liberal and conservative citizens of the United States have been at odds, grappling…
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.
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).
With 40 states voting for the same party in each election since 2000, there are a small selection of states that Clinton and Trump are focusing their campaigning on to win in the upcoming election.
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”.
Just hours before the third and final debate, Democrat Clinton’s supporters hold higher expectations for her performance than the voters of her Republican counterpart.
Obama used his speech to explain to the DNC why Hillary Clinton is the “most qualified” candidate to move into the Whitehouse this November. The DNC erupted when Hillary Clinton made as surprise appearance after the President finished speaking, leaving the arena shocked and hysterical.
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.