In the final debate, GOP nominee Donald Trump won a decisive victory over his ethically challenged opponent, Hillary Clinton. Once again this result was achieved despite an unfair moderator, Chris Wallace of Fox News, who gave much more time to Hillary Clinton and frequently interrupted Donald Trump.
Al Gore…voter fraud…the election is rigged!
When will this election ever end? And when it does, will we accept the results?
Last night, Donald Trump, when asked about whether he would accept the results, failed to say yes. He did not say “no” either. He simply said he “would see”.
Do young voters really care about who runs their local, state and federal government? Whatever buzz inspired younger voters to support Barack Obama has been severely diminished by the gridlock in Washington. Voters under thirty (and the rest of us, for that matter) have witnessed conflict and partisan politics while the economy languishes and major problems go unresolved. The idealism of youth is being replaced by a cynicism towards those in charge, and this includes from the President right down to the local level.
While certainly less shrill and therefore not as entertaining as the presidential debates to date, the Louisiana U.S. Senate debate among the five major candidates broadcast on Louisiana Public Broadcasting gave viewers a look at distinct strategies to advance themselves. Each may be summed by a single phrase, beginning with the rookie.
Why is Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell pulling ahead of all candidates in the United States Senate race, at least according to a recent poll by John Couvillon, of JMC Analytics and Polling?