Hillary Clinton Won Larger Percentage Or Higher Margin of Vote Than 14 Presidents

Hillary Clinton won, in the final tally, nearly three million more votes than Donald Trump, about the same number as Barack Obama did in 2012, and 48.2 percent of the vote compared to Trump's 46.1 percent. She won a larger percentage or margin of the popular vote than 14 (about one third) of US presidents -- … Continue reading Hillary Clinton Won Larger Percentage Or Higher Margin of Vote Than 14 Presidents

Trump Supporter Predicts Bleak U.S. Under Another President Clinton

My friend who voted for Obama in 2008,  now a Trump supporter, is not optimistic about the future with Hillary Clinton as president. It will be interesting to read her predictions in a few years and see if they play out: "I agree with Trump & Bernie that our entire political & media system is … Continue reading Trump Supporter Predicts Bleak U.S. Under Another President Clinton

Comparing, Contrasting Clinton and Trump Acceptance Speeches

Instead of consuming filtered characterisations by journalists, opinion-makers and spinmeisters of the important acceptance speeches of the two major party nominees, it is far more instructive to read texts of their acceptance speeches side by side, view the fact-checkers' analyses,  compare the speeches, and make up one's own mind. First, I noted common ground between … Continue reading Comparing, Contrasting Clinton and Trump Acceptance Speeches

Hillary’s Double Bind, by Deborah Tannen

http://time.com/4258976/disliking-hillary-clinton/ Hillary: the Candidate of Mature, Responsible People Looking for Logic, Not Passion Hillary is Fundamentally Honest (Kevin Drum in the Rolling Stone), spinning off a piece by Jill Abramson in The (UK) Guardian. Politifact, a Pulitzer prize-winning fact-checking organization, gives Clinton the best truth-telling record of any of the 2016 presidential candidates. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/03/20/opinions/why-the-hate-for-hillary-clinton-opinion-parini/ https://www.creators.com/read/connie-schultz/04/16/same-misogyny-different-seasonContinue reading Hillary’s Double Bind, by Deborah Tannen

Disinformation Campaign Against Hillary

A conservative friend posts on Facebook almost daily doses of disinformation about Hillary Clinton from sites like DailyCaller.com. Today's outrageous claim (actually posted to a Facebook group for Bernie Sanders for President) is that Hillary stole $200,000 from an impoverished kid's charity. The fact was that the charity paid Hillary that money as a speaking … Continue reading Disinformation Campaign Against Hillary