Tag Archives: Election2016

Scapegoating Hillary

As I type, Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote stands at over 1.7 million votes. Her loss to Donald Trump marks the second time in her career that she’s been forced to concede an election despite having won a … Continue reading

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This is not normal.

If there were ever a time I hoped to be wrong, this would’ve been that time. Shortly after the Iowa Caucuses in February, I wrote an article titled, “Here comes the revolution, but it’s not what you think.” In that … Continue reading

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Is the media shaping our opinions? Yes it is.

“Here’s what I think is going on, and I think we’ll have to do more research and understand it better. I think you’re really on to something. There is a sense of disappointment among young people about politics, and there … Continue reading

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Bernie’s Big Lie: A Contested Convention in July

I’m actually in the process of crafting a longer essay on how I believe the Bernie Sanders movement can continue after the nominating process is over, but new information cluttered my morning newsfeed, so here we are. Multiple sources reported … Continue reading

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Immersive Politics: My Brief Experience with the Clinton Campaign

On an unseasonably warm day in March, I met Eric at a hipster coffee shop in North Buffalo. He wasn’t hard to spot. Visibly exhausted, he half-heartedly plucked at his computer keys from behind the Hillary logo slapped across his … Continue reading

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March Madness: High School Politics

It’s time to look back and have a little talk about what happened in March. By now, I’ve already discussed the trends of the Angry White Voter, record-breaking Republican turn-out, and badly behaving supporters. So, let’s shift our attention to … Continue reading

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TrollPatrol6: A Countdown of the Worst People on Social Media This Week

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#10 Okay, but that doesn’t explain why there’s a chicken throwing up at the end of your comment. Consuelo, explain . . . the . . . chicken.  #9 Aron, I think the fact that you can remember every forehead … Continue reading

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South Carolina and Nevada by the Numbers

After a long week, the people have spoken in Nevada and South Carolina. Though the presumptive frontrunners may appear to have this race wrapped up, it’s probably better to take a breath and look at where the election stands. In … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: The Angry White Electorate

In a blow to moderates across America, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump exceeded expectations Tuesday night by beating their opponents by 20 point margins. The election was called about thirty seconds before the polls closed, and with under 10% of … Continue reading

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TrollPatrol: A countdown of the worst people on social media this week.

#10 Most. Enthusiastic. BernieBro. Ever.   #9 It’s good to see American voters focused on the issues that matter. #8 I’m not really sure what this means, and I’m not sure that I want to know. #7 Funny. I didn’t know vaginas were running this … Continue reading

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