After reading What Happened, I gained a far better understanding of Hillary Clinton . What Happened, Clinton’s latest book release, details her account of the events surrounding her monumental upset in the 2016 Presidential Election. There are some striking differences between the Hillary Clinton presented in the book versus the way she presents herself in […]
Women’s March in Ann Arbor Draws Thousands
Thousands of people gathered in downtown Ann Arbor on the afternoon of Saturday, January 21, as part of a nationwide Women’s March.
Editor-in-Chief Discusses Post-Election Campus Climate at the Michigan Political Union
My hope is that this election teaches progressives that demonizing all white people, or all men, or all Christians is repugnant—not to mention horribly ineffective if your goal is to win elections.
Election 2016 by the Numbers: Hillary’s Loss Was Largely Self-Inflicted
Are there racist, sexist, and xenophobic parts of the Trump movement? Yes, and it DISGUSTS me.
The Left Underestimated Trump’s Raison d’être—to its Peril
People in this bubble severely underestimated how tired ordinary Americans were of unchecked immigration, an economy stacked against average folks, and the quasi-religion of political correctness—and thus how very little the numerous attacks thrown at Trump would matter, since he was channeling deep and valid frustrations long ignored, as well as offering himself as a proverbial megaphone for voters long scorned.
It is far too late to backtrack and attempt to reach an understanding, as Donald Trump pulled off the greatest political upset in recent history. But cancel your ticket to Canada, because Trump and his supporters are not monsters. They are real people with conscience and intelligence. In the coming days and months I truly believe that the “only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”
Watch: Students Protest Trump Victory
ANN ARBOR, MI – At 3:30am on November 9th, less than an hour after Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States, University of Michigan students took to the Diag and the Undergraduate Library to voice their grievances. Some students carried candles while others’ protests were less peaceful.
Our American Democracy
America is not a failed state. Democracy in action means that sometimes we must swallow a bitter pill. In four years we will vote again on a president. In two years many seats in the House and Senate will be up for re-election as well.
The Trump Train Comes to Town
On the same day that Barack Obama was campaigning for Hillary Clinton in Ann Arbor, a “Trump Train,” a caravan with loudspeakers, a float and plenty of American flags rolled by. (Video produced by Sara Otto.) In Ann Arbor, which is expected to overwhelmingly support Clinton and other Democrats in tomorrow’s election, most students seemed […]
Debate Reaction: A Win By Default
From my perspective, Trump missed a massive opportunity to reintroduce himself to the voters as someone they can trust as President.