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Hillary “Such a nasty woman” Trump Said he also may not accept election result

Republican candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday would not commit to accepting the outcome of the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election if he loses, challenging a cornerstone of American democracy and sending shockwaves across the political spectrum. Trump’s refusal, which his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton called “horrifying,” was the standout remark of the their third and

Trump the Election Rigged: There is large scale voter fraud happening

Republican candidate Donald Trump said on Monday he expected widespread voter fraud in the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election, ramping up his warning of a rigged election. “Of course there is large scale voter fraud happening on and before election day. Why do Republican leaders deny what is going on? So naive!” Trump said on

SWING-STATE REPUBLICANS RALLY AROUND TRUMP

Politico “Interviews with more than a dozen state and county Republican officials and party activists found most of them closing ranks around their embattled nominee.” ““It just does really all seem manufactured,” said Will Estrada, chairman of Virginia’s Loudoun County (In response to recent allegations made against the Republican nominee)… “If it came out that he

Smearing Reagan Never Goes Out of Style

There is a longstanding tradition on the political left to attack contemporary conservatives by comparing them to the right’s leaders in the past. That means that Republicans who were reviled by liberals during their lifetimes are sometimes treated kindly in retrospect because it serves the political purpose of diminishing the reputations of their successors. But

Dems Put Aside Resentments About Obama

If four years ago, Barack Obama was the magnetic force around which Democrats rallied, today the relationship between the president and his party appears to be a bit cooler. The president still has his idolaters and they will be conspicuous in Charlotte this week. But, as Politico reports today, Democratic officeholders and many party activists

For Liberals It’s Always 1936

On June 14th, 1936, two days after Alf Landon accepted the nomination of the Republican Party for president, a New York Times columnist wrote: The stage show looked like America, but the convention hall did not. The crowd seemed like the sanctuary of a minority — economically wounded capitalists in shades from eggshell to ecru,