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What to Watch for While Watching Results on Tuesday

Tuesday’s the big day. There are warnings that White Supremacists will try to intimidate minority voters. Then, there are fears that Russia...

Can We PLEASE Just Start Over??

Every election is proclaimed to be, “the most important election in our lifetime.” That is, of course, almost never true. However,...

Forget the Polls—Many Signs Point to Trump Win

At least artificial intelligence thinks Donald Trump will win. No kidding. That really is the story. CNBC reports that Trump is...

Trump Found to be “Womanly”

Bob Dylan recently won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Seems appropriate, because one of his best songs is “Just Like a Woman,” and...

The Supreme Court is a Big Issue

In another place, we proposed a new process for confirming Supreme Court nominees. Our idea was to “interpret” the Constitution’s clause about “advise...

Dems Shouldn’t be so Happy About GOP Problems

Donald Trump’s main argument was that he could appeal to blue collar workers, and any Democrats who are disaffected. The idea was to...

Trump Fans: Don’t Worry About the Future

In every election, people get fired up about their candidate. Or in this election, they froth at the mouth about their candidate’s opponent....

Hillary Fans: Worry About the Present

All the news seems to be about Donald Trump losing the election—or losing it in a landslide. But there are many variables out...

Could Trump Win if the Election were About Issues?

As we have noted elsewhere, Americans are obsessed with sex, and that includes sex in politics. So when the 2005 “Access Hollywood” recording...

Bitter Candidates Attempt Humor, Trainwreck Ensues

On Thursday night, at the Al Smith charity dinner in New York, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were invited to give some "lighthearted"...

Why Can’t Hillary “Put Away” Trump?

Donald Trump is always bragging that he’s a winner and everyone else is a loser. We’ll see how much of a winner he...

Voter Fraud Less Likely than Being Hit by Lightning

It is not totally without precedent to worry that an election might be stolen. There were rumors that Mayor Dailey of Chicago “arranged”...

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