David De Sola

Posts Tagged ‘Republican Party’

Morning After Election Analysis

I put together this document the day after the election based on the data available at the time to try and make sense of what happened and how/why so many people (myself included) got it wrong. Feel free to read and share.  I’d also be curious to hear your feedback. America in the Age of…

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Presidential Election – The View From Abroad

There’s a great story in the Washington Post citing anonymous current and former foreign ambassadors posted in Washington D.C. offering their take of a possible Trump presidency: Donald Trump’s unorthodox campaign is causing growing anxiety over how U.S. trade, military and diplomatic policies would change if he were elected president, according to ambassadors from six…

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Super Tuesday From Afar

I’ve been in Germany the last few days, so I’ve had to do a few late nights in my hotel room to watch the results of the primaries. Unless something drastic happens in the weeks ahead, I’d say it’s almost a certainty it will be Clinton v. Trump in the general election in November, although…

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Requiem for a Dream

GIF H/T The Daily Show With a formidable string of endorsements and a $150 million fundraising machine, Jeb Bush was the favorite for the Republican nomination going into the 2016 election cycle. But a funny thing happened on the way to the coronation. To cite the famous Beatles song, money couldn’t buy Jeb love. Despite…

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Ben Carson and the Fog of Memory

The Huffington Post published this article I wrote over the weekend.  Worth keeping in mind as (I suspect) news organizations devote more resources to confirm or debunk stories he has told about his life over the years.

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