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Five questions to consider before Trump meets Hillary at Hofstra

William Whalen, With Monday’s presidential debate looming – the first of three such scheduled affairs – here are five questions to ponder. Is The Hype Overripe? “Pivotal”. “Crucial”. “Make-or-break”. They’re but a few of the dramatic adjectives used to characterize Monday’s night’s 90-minute affair. Do yourself a favor: don’t buy the hype. Yes, Donald Trump

Clinton-Trump State of Play Heading Into Debates

Two of the most widely disliked major-party nominees in U.S. history, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, should welcome any chance to change the negative impressions voters have of them. Three nationally televised debates could provide that opportunity — or could reinforce their weaknesses. Ronald Reagan used a quip to assuage concerns about his age on

Trump, working the media refs, declares debate moderators unfair

Howard Kurtz, Donald Trump has been saying that the upcoming debates are part of a “rigged” system, so I decided to press him on it. How, after all, could he object to the four network moderators well before the events? He has said that Chris Wallace treated him fairly in interviews, he recently made his

Earpieces banned after Lauer’s disastrous presidential interviews

Lester Holt, Martha Raddatz, Anderson Cooper and Chris Wallace won’t have to worry about their bosses feeding them questions in their ears when they moderate the presidential debates in the coming weeks. The Commission on Presidential Debates sent out a message to news organizations Thursday banning moderators from wearing earpieces, Page Six has learned. Holt’s

Media Puts Debate Moderators On Notice: Protect Hillary

Derek Hunter, We’ve spent eight years hearing how awful we are for not praising President Obama’s failures. Have a problem with anemic economic growth? You’re a bigot. Not a fan of accumulating more debt than every other president combined? You’re a Klansman. Not a fan of unfettered, anonymous immigration or providing funding, housing and work

Feminists for Hillary Cry Damsel in Distress

Edmund Kozak, Lifezette Sexism responsible for Clinton’s drop in polls, poor performance in Commander-in-Chief Forum. Liberals have identified a new culprit in Hillary Clinton’s plummet over the last few weeks — the patriarchy. It is not, they would have you believe, a series of seemingly endless revelations regarding her private email server involving a stunning

Eric Trump says Clinton’s policies ‘destroyed the Middle East’

Eric Trump, son of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, accused Hillary Clinton Wednesday of destabilizing the Middle East while secretary of state.  “Her foreign policy destroyed the Middle East,” Trump told Fox News’ “Hannity.” “It destabilized every single one of those nations.”  Trump was reacting to a televised national security forum where Clinton and Donald

Cruz’s ˜New York Values’ Comment is Perfect Campaign Fodder for Opponents

Cortney O’Brien,  All the candidates are scouring the Empire State for votes this week ahead of the April 19 primary. Ted Cruz’s “New York values” comments are coming back to bite him, as both Donald Trump and John Kasich are using the controversial line to try to convince voters he wrote off the state as

Michelle Malkin: My Message to Girls: Be Bossy!

 A bunch of aggrieved women led by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg launched a high-profile “public service campaign” this week to “ban” the word “bossy.” Sandberg, Beyonce, Victoria “Posh Spice” Beckham and first lady Michelle Obama have joined femme forces to combat this phantom menace. In their rarefied world, it’s a “very negative experience” and a