The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: reviewing Clinton and Trump’s health, both candidates respond to New York bombing, a look at their celebrity endorsements, and appearances on Jimmy Fallon.
Hillary gave us “FaintGate” and may be replaced, Juno brought back more holiday snaps, and the NT elected its first female-majority cabinet.
The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: Clinton gets sick and Trump shares a meme, cue internet conspiracy theories on both counts.
The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: Entering into the final two months of the campaigns, what matters and what doesn’t? And should Clinton be worried about Wikileaks?
In his latest Letter to America, Australian Roger Pugh shares the perspective of Clinton versus Trump from afar.
The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: A week of déjà vu with Trump offending on Twitter again and Clinton having to defend her Clinton Foundation.
I learned a terrible truth during my years in the CIA, and especially while working on “enhanced interrogation”: all democratic institutions are only as strong as the culture in which they operate.
The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: Trump hints at Clinton being killed, maybe, I don’t know; Clinton releases her tax returns to pressure Trump to do the same; and discerning Trump’s tweets from his team’s.
It’s turning out to be a peculiar August for the Western world in which a much-needed break is proving elusive as school nights close in on post-Brexit uncertainties and continuing terrorist tensions.
The American Dream has been bludgeoned by the general insanity of the Republican National Convention, but come the election in November, hope in America springs eternal.