Category: Election 2016

We Need to Audit Presidential Elections

I’m not positing a conspiracy theory that the vote that happened last November was hacked. Smarter people than me with better access to information have looked at this question and haven’t found evidence of it. But I do think that…

What I Did Wrong

It’s certainly frustrating to read the reasons women give for having supported Donald Trump. In many ways, their rationales are totally predictable. In others, they are surprising. You see a lot of the themes from the campaign mentioned. The Clintons…

Donald Trump, Not the CIA, Is the Bad Guy Here

Steve M. makes a good point about Glenn Greenwald’s logic. The intelligence agencies? Greenwald writes, FOR MONTHS, the CIA, with unprecedented clarity, overtly threw its weight behind Hillary Clinton’s candidacy and sought to defeat Donald Trump. And that’s a sign…

I Enjoy Being Taunted By Trump

Maybe I have an unusual reaction to this: Donald Trump mocked the media at a rally last night saying they were in a “state of panic” on Election Night, The Hill reports. Trump specifically targeted CNN’s John King: “Now they’re getting nervous…

What Alexander Hamilton Would Want

Our first president was from Virginia, and our second president was from Massachusetts. In fact, our first six presidents were from one of those two states. It’s an oversimplification, but the competition between Virginia and Massachusetts in the early part…

Michigan AG Tries to Stop the Recount

Michigan’s Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed a lawsuit to prevent a recount of the presidential vote. He has several complaints, but one of them is just odd. “Although [Green Party candidate Jill] Stein had the ability to request…

Why Have a Recount?

Richard Baehr at American Thinker had a nice conspiracy theory going until someone pointed out that its key premise is flawed. Baehr tried to advance the idea that the Democrats and Jill Stein are participating in recounts of the vote…

The Trump Family Gender Gap

When you and your father’s campaign has been so misogynistic that you’re just not sure how your spouses will vote… Melania was looking particularly frosty when she arrived to vote with her cheating husband under a chorus of Manhattan boos.…