On Wednesday, President Donald Trump summed up his current opinion on Syria by saying, “I will tell you it’s already happened that my attitude toward Syria and Assad has changed very much. What happened yesterday is unacceptable to me.” He was referring to the sarin gas attack on Syrian civilians in rebel territory. That attack … Continued
In October 2015, Lauren Batchelder, a student at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, attended a bipartisan political forum and asked Donald Trump, then merely another presidential candidate, what he would do for American women. Their exchange made headlines around the nation. “So, maybe I’m wrong, maybe you can prove me wrong. But I don’t … Continued
It was a debate that was at many times more about the tenor and tone of the campaign than the issues, where many tuned in to see how Donald Trump would respond to a leaked videotape from 2005 in which he appeared to advocate and admit to sexual assault. Half the evening played out on … Continued
[DIGEST: Variance Explained, Cnet, Mic] Anyone who has heard a Trump speech can attest to the Republican presidential nominee’s penchant for strongly-worded rhetoric, while official statements from his camp tend to be more reserved. David Robinson, a data scientist at Stack Overflow, wondered if the same held true with Trump’s Twitter rants. [post_ads] “I saw … Continued
[DIGEST: Huffington Post, New York Times] Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination at the close of the Republican National Convention Thursday night, and his incendiary politics provided Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders all the ammunition he needed to lambast Trump, who, he asserts, “has made bigotry and divisiveness the cornerstone of his campaign.” Sanders, who … Continued
Hollywood casting directors are increasingly looking at social media clout over acting chops, a change which has some veteran performers questioning the future of the craft.
[DIGEST: The New York Times, CNN-Wire, Vox] A group of armed men hostile to the federal government occupied a building at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon, on Saturday night. The exact number of men is unclear: they claim to have over 100 on site; those on the scene believe it to be … Continued