Trump’s stoking of Sanders’ supporters’ anger by insisting the system is “rigged against Sanders” will bolster the Bernie or Bust movement. And Bernie will have played right into future President Trump’s hand.
When the CIA allegedly carried out its first targeted drone killing in February 2002, in Afghanistan, it killed three men near a former mujahedeen base called Zhawar Kili. In the aftermath of the strike, however, authorities appeared not to know who they had killed. A Pentagon spokeswoman stated, “We’re convinced that it was an appropriate target,” but added, “[w]e do not know yet exactly who it was.”
Eric and Ivanka aren’t the only ones shut out of the voting booth by obscure rules. These will be the first presidential elections since the 2013 Supreme Court decision to gut the Voting Rights Act.
Even as the media continues to portray Trump supporters as ignorant poor people, it largely ignores what it means to be poor in America.
The Economist Intelligence Unit has rated a Donald Trump presidency as one of its top 10 threats to global stability and security. Other threats included Britain leaving the European Union and Russia’s military action in the Ukraine and Syria leading to a new Cold War.
As one of the biggest disappointments of this election cycle, Rubio is a walking demonstration of how resoundingly Republican primary voters have rejected the establishment candidates.
Over the next eight months, the American people may very well give a man who has no sense of his own limits control of an office from which to stage his most spectacular failure yet.