The following is from Alfie Kohn’s blog at www.alfiekohn.org. Reporter: What do you think people will take away from the [Republican National] Convention? What are you hoping Donald Trump: From the convention? The fact that I’m very well liked. —New York Times, July 21, 2016 The...
Click here for reuse options! The president-elect might be pitiable if he weren't a threat to the future of mankind. Reporter: What do you think people will take away from the [Republican National] Convention? What are you hoping? Donald Trump: From the convention? The fact that I'm very well liked. Show More Summary
Reporter: What do you think people will take away from the [Republican National] Convention? What are you hoping? Donald Trump: From the convention? The fact that I'm very well liked. - New York Times, July 21, 2016 The initial shock has given way to a two-fold horror. Show More Summary
Before Kellyanne Conway, there was Paul Manafort. Manafort effectively led Trump’s campaign following the Republican National Convention. However,...
With an ideology that's a mix of racism, white nationalism and old-fashioned populism, the "alt-right" has burst into the collective consciousness since members showed up at the Republican National Convention to celebrate Trump's nomination...Show More Summary
The Republican National Convention alone was enough to send Father John Misty into a deep, festival-halting funk, so the fact that Donald Trump has somehow, terrifyingly become our President-elect is probably pretty hard for him to take. (I mean, it’s pretty for anyone in their right mind to take.) After one now-deleted Facebook diatribe about […]
Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions Spoke at Republican National Convention; made frequent campaign appearances and interviews for his father. Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions Introduced her father...Show More Summary
In Berwyn, Pa., Melania Trump said her main focus would be to bring an end to cyberbullying if selected as first lady. This was her first speech since the Republican National Convention in July 2016. … Click to Continue »
On the one hand, The Rock isn't exactly the hero American democracy needs right now. On other hand, he is... here. The actor, who famously spoke at the Republican National Convention, told Vanity Fair at a recent Moana press conference that he wouldn't rule out the prospect of a run for ... More »
IN JULY, Vishavjit Singh, a Washington-born cartoonist in his daily existence, donned the costume of his public alter ego, Sikh Captain America, and headed to Cleveland for the Republican National Convention. There, he says, he saw the mood of Donald Trump’s America up close. “It was clear to me I was not going to change […]
In some cases entire passages are taken. The copying, pointed out to POLITICO on Friday, comes four months after incoming first lady Melania Trump gave a speech to the Republican National Convention that borrowed multiple lines from Michelle Obama. The Trump website was launched lateWednesday and replicates material on the copyrighted site of the Center [...]
Remember sweet, sweet July, when Donald Trump promised the Republican National Convention that he would do everything in his power to "protect LGBTQ citizens from the violence and oppression of a foreign ideology?" Well, it's not even...Show More Summary
At the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump promised to "protect our LGBTQ citizens" from harm. Of course, just several words down the line, he said those harms were being perpetrated by "a hateful foreign ideology." Here’s Trump: Only weeks ago, in Orlando, Florida, 49 wonderful Americans were savagely murdered by an Islamic terrorist. Show More Summary
by Heidi Groover This was the scene at the Republican National Convention. This is the America we face now. HG In two months, Republicans will have a clear path to unleashing their vision for America at every level of government. Surely, there are some nightmares we haven't even realized yet. Show More Summary
Republican National Convention 2016 Days 1 through 3 July 20, 2016, 2:46 p.m. What to know about the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, which is in its third day:• The party's deep fractures were on display Wednesday tonight: Among other incidents, Ted Cruz told delegates to "vote your...
"I wrote this song a month or so before the Republican National Convention after thinking that we were running out of options to stop the Trump Train. My humor tends to skew dark, so I imagined a kamikaze style situation, where the pilot sacrifices himself for the sake of the country." - Tim Heidecker. Continue reading…
If, as appears increasingly likely, Hillary Clinton wins tomorrow, the Republicans most responsible for the calamity will stand ready to spout a load of excuses they’ve been accumulating since the Republican National Convention, when it became reasonably apparent Donald Trump was going to run his general-election campaign just the way he did his primary race. […]
On Thursday, Melania Trump made her first speech since the Republican National Convention in July, where she was accused of plagiarizing First Lady Michelle Obama. This one, too, proved to be controversial. Trump spoke about how as first lady she would work to combat cyber bullying. Show More Summary
Earlier today, Tim Heidecker of Tim & Eric shared a song called “Trump’s Private Pilot” as a part of Dave Eggers’ 30 Days, 30 Songs project. “I wrote this song a month or so before the Republican National Convention after thinking that we were running out of options to stop the Trump Train,” Heidecker explains. […]
She delivered her first big speech since the Republican National Convention.