This one hurts. A lot. As regular readers of this newsletter know, I was confident of a victory by Hillary Clinton. As was the rest of the United States. And the world. Even Donald Trump himself didn’t think he could or would win—as evidenced by the complete lack of preparation for the transition evident in […]
The Iran Deal is in Jeopardy, and Other Disasters America is still in shock—both opponents and supporters—over Donald Trump’s surprise victory on November 8th. We must now, however, attempt to assess what a Trump administration foreign policy would look like. That task is made more difficult by his complete lack of any policy depth and […]
As this is the last pre-election edition of this Newsletter, it is worth spending some time now on some other aspects of the election, notably potential reasons Clinton’s current strong position could turn around, and a look at the very important races for control of the Senate and the House. As mentioned above, no presidential […]
American presidential politics has crossed a Rubicon. In the span of 48 hours, the United States government formally accused Russia of directly interfering in the presidential election, an 11 year old video was released showing Donald Trump bragging about committing sexual assault, Trump held a media event with women who accuse Bill Clinton of sexual […]
How had Trump survive these mistakes that would have been fatal to any other campaign?
Trump’s campaign is built on the slogan, Make America Great Again, but he has offered no details about how he would actually do it