definitely not “first but wrong” (another take on journalism taking on authority)

DESPITE DONALD TRUMP re­ceiving more at­ten­tion from the media than all his fellow Rep*blican com­peti­tors for the nom­i­na­tion com­bined, he has an­other take on it: that same media is out to get him! While some of that at­ten­tion was in­deed neg­a­tive, most of the at­ten­tion was rea­son­ably pos­i­tive. [Continue reading]

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the endless fruitless bullying of hillary clinton

BERNIE SANDERS’ MOMENTUM was built on the en­thu­siasm and en­ergy of younger voters. But this may have been a mo­men­tary lapse: un­less you live in a cave of your own making, you should know that voters under the age of 30 are among the most ap­a­thetic in our coun­try’s his­tory. [Continue reading]

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what’s moxie and gumption got to do with hillary’s health?

USUALLY, I’M A STICKLER FOR DETAILS: when I make a written ar­gu­ment, I tend to craft enough it­ty­bitty points that I can’t be ac­cused of missing the de­tails. But with this ed­i­to­rial, I’m not even going to waste time looking up a date. (There’s some moxie for you!) Be­cause we all know this: two weeks ago, Hillary Clinton was caught on camera stumbling—collapsing would not be an in­ac­cu­rate term—into a waiting lim­ou­sine leaving a 9/11 event. [Continue reading]