Tag: Election 2016

We need to get back to basics. Who is the biggest fascist: Hillary or Donald? | First Dog on the Moon | Opinion | The Guardian

The US election is a complete shambles, it is a total shemozzle. It’s like a shambles and a shemozzle got together and had a whole family of calamities

Source: We need to get back to basics. Who is the biggest fascist: Hillary or Donald? | First Dog on the Moon | Opinion | The Guardian

Hillary Clinton email scandal: James Comey’s fitness to lead FBI questioned

FBI Director James B. Comey’s stunning announcement that he has directed investigators to begin reviewing new evidence in the Clinton email investigation was yet another troubling violation of long-standing Justice Department rules or precedent, conduct that raises serious questions about his judgment and ability to serve as the nation’s chief investigative official.

Source: Hillary Clinton email scandal: James Comey’s fitness to lead FBI questioned

Trump is reaching into Netanyahu’s election playbook | +972 Magazine

From race baiting to fear mongering to warning of liberal media conspiracies against him, the Republican presidential candidate is doing exactly what Netanyahu did to get re-elected. But the Israeli prime minister had something Trump doesn’t. There is a lot about Donald Trump’s presidential campaign that is worryingly reminiscent of Benjamin Netanyahu’s electoral antics, particularly his willingness to say just about anything, regardless of the consequences as long as he thinks it might be politically expedient. Beyond style and personality, however, the tactical similarities in their respective campaigns’ final stretches are even more disturbing. In particular, Trump’s recent, wildly unspecified warnings…

Source: Trump is reaching into Netanyahu’s election playbook | +972 Magazine

Trump: “I Have Proof Hillary Is Funding My Campaign”

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Donald Trump’s entire campaign has been rigged and is being funded by Hillary Clinton, the Republican candidate has claimed.

In a blistering speech to supporters, Trump said his series of missteps and gaffes was entirely of Clinton’s making and was likely to get worse in the final days of the campaign.

“These ridiculous speeches I make every day – all Clinton’s work. She’s behind this. And so is the media. At every single event I go to and make a complete dick of myself, the media is there. I’ve seen them. I know. It’s not rocket science people, believe me. Do the math.

“And you know what? Hillary has a vested interest in winning this thing. She does. She’s the one funding me, she’s got all the contacts, I know it

Donald Trump says the Republican Party cannot make him quit

The language is appalling. But it’s the sounds of Tic-Tacs rattling into the palm of Donald Trump’s hand that is unnerving, chilling, gob-smackingly awful – a predator prepares to strike and we get sound effects that would be artful in a European psycho-thriller.

Source: Donald Trump says the Republican Party cannot make him quit

Climate change: Will ‘stormageddon’ make us seek higher political ground? – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Following the warmest April on record, ferocious storms lash the east coast of Australia. You would think climate change in action would be an election circuit breaker. But it’s not.

Source: Climate change: Will ‘stormageddon’ make us seek higher political ground? – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)