Category Archives: Hillary Clinton

Hillary Out of the Box

We’ve never had a woman who might actually win the presidency, so there are no rules for how she should go about this. The dour Germans elected that Merkel woman long ago, a dull as dirt extraordinarily competent technocrat with … Continue reading

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The Line Drawn

Okay, it’s official. Hilary Clinton gave her acceptance speech and the Democratic National Convention is over. The campaigning begins tomorrow. Clinton and Kaine crisscross the country. Donald Trump tweets up a storm and Mike Pence bores folks to tears at … Continue reading

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Not the Cartoon

It wasn’t exciting, because everyone knew what was going to happen, and it did. It also wasn’t fascinating, because all the conflicts had been resolved before the evening began – but Bernie Sanders is now an afterthought and Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Shadows

Summer began with another day of Trump news. Not only had he had a bad three weeks of blurting out offensive nonsense, ignoring easy opportunities to hammer Hillary Clinton a bit, resulting in the worst polls numbers anyone had ever … Continue reading

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The Only Possible Speeches

As Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns report, it was a day of two quite different speeches: Donald J. Trump left little doubt on Monday that he intends to run on the same proposals on immigration and terrorism that animated his … Continue reading

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Odd Man Out

So, who is going to stand with Donald Trump? That is, which Republicans are going to campaign with him or at least campaign for him, telling America that he’s a fine fellow? There have been no volunteers so far, which … Continue reading

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The Alpha Male Neutered

Who was that subdued and rather boring man, with odd orange hair, reading a rather dull prepared speech, from a teleprompter, on national television? Was that the wild and crazy Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president? Where were the … Continue reading

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