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Trump Campaign Manager Doesn't Even Try To Defend Him Over Dwyane Wade Tweet

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.28.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump’s new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, found herself in the unenviable position Sunday morning of having to defend one of the candid...

Friday Talking Points -- End Of The Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's still only August, but already the predictions that this would be an exceedingly banal presidential election campaign look like they've already come true. This week's campaign news might be summed up as an elementary school playground shouting match: "You're a bigot!" "No, you're a bigot!" Sigh.

Trump Campaign CEO Receives Hack Job By Press Over Divorce Allegations

Matt Sweetwood | Posted 08.26.2016 | Divorce
Matt Sweetwood

It's time to stop media outlets and internet sites from publishing allegations made in a divorce. People's lives and reputations are being unfairly destroyed.

Donald Trump Thinks He Could Win 95 Percent Of The Black Vote. Here’s One Huge Reason He Can’t.

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump believes that he can see the future. While speaking to a mostly white crowd in Dimondale, Michigan, last week, the Republ...

Whether Trump Wins Or Loses, I Find Myself Afraid

David Coates | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics
David Coates

I find myself afraid of what might follow if Donald Trump actually wins in November, and equally fearful of what might follow if he loses. I recall no such fears in 2012, or in 2008, or even in the tightly-fought presidential election that Al Gore lost to George W. Bush.

Donald Trump's Problem With 'The Blacks'

Andy Ostroy | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Donald Trump has a major problem with African American voters. The latest national polls show him with just 1 percent support among blacks. That's virtually zero.

Is Lochte A Trump Bro?

Cynthia Dill | Posted 08.21.2016 | Politics
Cynthia Dill

How much do you want to bet that Ryan Lochte is a Donald Trump supporter? He's got the hair for it, right? Lochte's blue locks with Trump's red pelt a...

Part III. The Psychological Meltdown of Donald Trump: A Clinical Perspective

Michael J. Tansey | Posted 08.19.2016 | Politics
Michael J. Tansey

The continuous torrent of bigotry, rage, personal attacks, and delusional thinking spewed by DT over the last two years has provided far more clinical data than any possible battery of tests. Our proximity to around-the-clock news--in which DT dominates the headlines he craves--has given us a massive reservoir of exposure to the man's inner psychological workings.

Are Donald Trump, Stephen Bannon, and Roger Ailes Cooking Up a Post-Election Media Empire? The Frightening Possibility of a Trump TV Network Combining the Extremism of Breitbart News and Fox News

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Before he became the chairman of Breitbart News, Stephen Bannon worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department at Goldman Sachs. For the past year, Bannon has merged Breitbart News with Donald Trump's presidential campaign, hoping to acquire more and more influence as a frequent Trump advisor and, as of this week, as the campaign's CEO.

Trump, Breitbart and Ailes: Smart Vicious Replaces Stupid Vicious

Richard Brodsky | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Smart vicious versus stupid vicious. Such is the new strategic vision of the Trump campaign. Don’t write it off too soon. Smart vicious is attacking...

Trump Campaign Takes Hard Right Turn, Hires Breitbart Exec To Manage Campaign

Grant Stern | Posted 08.17.2016 | Politics
Grant Stern

Donald Trump has shaken up the highest levels of his campaign staff for the second time in only a dozen weeks, and his strategy of losing the election...

The Undefeated: The Movie I Wish Hillary Had Made

Amy Siskind | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Amy Siskind

Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin share next to nothing in political ideology or background. Here's what they do have in common: both woman candidates were victims of a media smear campaign which played a major factor in their temporary political demise.