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Endorsing Hillary Clinton

Endorsing Hillary Clinton

If there was any hope that Donald Trump would change tactics and be more restrained after winning the Republican party Presidential nomination for the November 8 US election, that hope is now lost.  The fellow has remained aggressive, incorrigibly brash and completely negative. Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson has asked: “Is Donald Trump just plain […]

Obama Says Trump’s Policies Would ‘Backfire’ In Fight Against Isis

Obama Says Trump’s Policies Would ‘Backfire’ In Fight Against Isis

Donald Trump would play into the hands of the Islamic State militant group, Barack Obama claimed, in one of his strongest attacks on Donald Trump’s preparedness to be president. Following an hours-long meeting of his National Security Council at the Pentagon on Thursday, the US president said Trump’s broad-brush rhetorical attacks on Muslims worldwide, his […]

Donald Trump Suggests US Election Will Be Rigged As He Labels Clinton ‘The Devil’

Donald Trump Suggests US Election Will Be Rigged As He Labels Clinton ‘The Devil’

Donald Trump has claimed that there is a possibility of the US presidential election being “rigged” as he tried to divert attention away from a disastrous week for his campaign by also labelling his rival Hillary Clinton as “the devil” and praising the primary opponent of Republican speaker Paul Ryan. The Republican nominee has in […]

Data Program Accessed In Cyber-Attack On Democrats, Says Clinton Campaign

Data Program Accessed In Cyber-Attack On Democrats, Says Clinton Campaign

A data program used by the campaign of the Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, was “accessed” as a part of hack on the Democratic National Committee (DNC) that intelligence officials believe was carried out by Russia’s intelligence services, Clinton’s campaign said on Friday. The news came as a new Reuters-Ipsos poll, released after Clinton’s acceptance […]

Clinton Declares ‘We’ve Got Work To Do’ In Kicking Off Campaign Bus Tour

Clinton Declares ‘We’ve Got Work To Do’ In Kicking Off Campaign Bus Tour

With the sound of popping balloons still fresh in her ears, Hillary Clinton hit the road on Friday for a bus tour of America’s rust belt, marking the start of a battle for the soul of the nation, that threatens to be every bit as historic as becoming the Democratic party’s first female nominee. It […]

The Guardian View On Hillary Clinton: Fit For The Job, But Is She Fit For The Contest?

The Guardian View On Hillary Clinton: Fit For The Job, But Is She Fit For The Contest?

For better or for worse, history will be made when the United States votes this November. Should Hillary Clinton win, she would embody the progress a society can make in a lifetime; the electors of the first female president would include those born before women gained the right to vote. Her victory would demonstrate how […]

‘America Is Already Great’: Barack Obama Urges US To Back Clinton In Last Big Speech

‘America Is Already Great’: Barack Obama Urges US To Back Clinton In Last Big Speech

  Barack Obama led an emotional assault on Donald Trump’s patriotism in his last big speech to adoring Democrats on Thursday, casting the Republican as a threat not just to his legacy, but to American democracy. “Show the world we still believe in the promise of a great nation,” the president urged both delegates and […]

Bill Clinton Makes The Case For Hillary In Intensely Personal Speech

Bill Clinton Makes The Case For Hillary In Intensely Personal Speech

Hillary Clinton’s historic moment finally arrived on Tuesday night, accompanied by an intensely personal speech from her husband Bill, that sought to recast her image as a symbol of the political establishment. “She’s the best darn change-maker I ever met in my life,” insisted the former president, recalling decades of Hillary Clinton’s work as socially […]

Michelle Obama’s Stirring Democratic Convention Speech Brings Crowd To Tears

Michelle Obama’s Stirring Democratic Convention Speech Brings Crowd To Tears

Here, at last, the profound, moving and devastating riposte to Donald Trump that many in America, and the world, had been waiting for. And the antidote to the non-politician came from another non-politician – a mother. Michelle Obama, the first black first lady in American history, gave a 15-minute address to the Democratic national convention […]

What Trump And Clinton’s Leadership Styles Tell Us About Them

What Trump And Clinton’s Leadership Styles Tell Us About Them

If Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump is elected president in November, what kind of leader will either of them make? Wendy Capland, a leadership coach who’s been working with top executives for more than 30 years had examined both of their leadership styles and come up with some answers. A while back, I wrote a column from an […]

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