Here’s the teaser:
For those who can’t understand how Hillary Clinton could win the popular vote by at least 2 million yet lose handily in the electoral college, perhaps this provides some clarity. If the campaign’s overarching sentiment was fear and anger, the deciding factor at the end was data and entrepreneurship.
And here . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Just How did Trump whip Clinton? Here’s a big part of the answer
Here is the professor’s explanation:
THE FIX: Readers can learn a lot about the keys from the previous interviews we’ve done, but let’s remind people of the quick version: Your system for predicting the outcome of the election stays away from polls, electoral college maps and candidates’ histories in favor of a more . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: The Keys that forecast a Trump Win
This is the canny Moore’s assessment of The Donald’s appeal to so many millions of American voters:
MICHAEL MOORE: I know a lot of people in Michigan that are planning to vote for Trump and they don’t necessarily like him that much, and they don’t necessarily agree with him. They’re not racist or . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Michael Moore gets Trump supporters
In one of the better US TV shows, Meet the Press, Carly Fiorina was pressed on whether she lied in the recent Republican debate about seeing a video of a fetus. Here’s one part of the interview:
Todd said to Fiorina, “Well, the footage you describe at best is a reenactment … The people . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Will Chuck, Chuck, Chuck, Chuck, Chuck sink Carly Fiorina’s presidential bid?
So, does Trump have what it takes to become the president? This article thinks he does. The reference is to the guerrilla-warfare expert on American politics, named Roger Stone:
Stone has worked in Republican politics for decades and helped Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan win elections. There’s no indication . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Donald Trump has the Stone’s to become President
And with them goes the crumbling of her chances of being president. A slightly desperate section of the Democratic Party senses blood in the water from her self-inflicted wounds, and is searching for a new candidate. Even Joe Biden, two-time runner and tied closely to President Obama’s administration, is being touted as a possible. What . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: The crumbling e-mail defences of Hillary Clinton & of her presidential hopes
Let loose the reptiles
Here’s what I think is a really really good analysis of Trumpmania, from the August 22 New York Times: But the breadth of Mr. Trump’s coalitionis surprising at a time of religious, ideological and geographic divisions in the Republican Party. It suggests he has the potential to outdo the flash-in-the-pan . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Trump: Finally, someone gets it
My Dream Ticket
And Biden undertakes to be a one-term president, stepping aside for Elizabeth Warren to run for president after that, with his blessing.
Let’s hope that this was on top of the agenda at the secret meeting of the two:
Vice President Biden huddled Saturday with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), the rising . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: USA 2016: My Dream Ticket – Biden for President, Warren for VP
Professor Rapaille, archetype guru
We first heard about the creativity of disruption in the 1950’s when Joseph Schumpeter revealed his theory: According to Schumpeter, creative destruction describes the “process of industrial mutation that incessantly revolutionizes the economic structure from within, incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one”. A few years ago, . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Trump would be the Disruptive Presidency that the USA needs
Trump’s Powerful Slogan
Chances are very high right now that in early November 2016 we will find that Donald Trump will be the next president of the USA, after narrowly beating Hilary Clinton in the election.
And the symbol of his meteoric rise to the most powerful elected position in the world will be . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Donald Trump will become President in 2016
Senator Elizabeth Warren: The Voice of the Left
It’s time for a progressive, highly educated, intelligent, tough as nails, committed liberal to inhabit the White House one President Obama moves on to other things.
And the article in Politicosums up why I think Warren would make a great president for that powerful nation: Warren . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Why I want Elizabeth Warren as the next US President
The Real USA
The highly intelligent, courageous and scrappy new senator is not stopping in her fight for the middle class. She is pounding the streets, raising money for long-shot Democrat candidates, and focusing on the rigged stock market that favours the wealthy and has a lock on many elected senators and House representatives: . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: USA: Elizabeth Warren takes the fight to Wall Street
President Elizabeth Warren 2016?
Right now, the person I would like to see take over from Obama in the White House in 2016 is freshman senator Elizabeth Warren. Here’s one take on her:
Her takeaway from defeating Republican Sen. Scott Brown in 2012 has a similar tone.
“What is the lesson of that . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: President Elizabeth Warren in 2016?
Senator Elizabeth WarrenA breath of fresh air entered the Senate last night with the election of Senator Elizabeth Warren. I expect her to join forces with rising Republican star Senator Marco Rubio to work across the big divide on problems of concern … . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: The new new Senate power nexus: Senators Warren and Rubio?