Tagged: GOP

Whilst Reagan stoked a revival of the US's classical liberal tradition, Trump has snuffed it out. (Photo: Salon)

Bye Bye Miss American Pie

Donald Trump’s election victory is the death knell for the founding ideology of the United States. On 9 November 2016, Donald Trump, to the astonishment of virtually everyone (including, most likely, the man himself)...

Republican nominee Donald Trump introduces Mike Pence to the crowd at a rally in Westfield, Indiana. (Photo: Michael Conroy/Associated Press)

Picking Pence

By choosing Governor Mike Pence as his VP nominee, Donald Trump increases his chances of unifying the Republican Party and winning in November. Everyone in America knows the name “Trump.” From his humorous insults...

Ted Cruz and John Kasich, the Trump-fighting duo. (Photo: ABC News)

Trumping Democracy

In their quest to stop Donald Trump’s candidacy, the Republican establishment have played into his supporters’ narrative and handed him the moral high-ground. Donald Trump may be a divisive figure, but he has a...

Sarah Palin is seen as an early product of the Tea party movement (Photo: Politics Home)

Sarah Palin: Great Orator, Awful Speaker

Sarah Palin’s constant scrambling for words is almost enchanting. Bewitched, Joseph Ward explores why. Nowadays, many seem to believe that we live in a time without great orators or inspirational leaders. The growth of...

Candidates from left to right: John Kasich, Mick Huckabee, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, Rand Paul. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

GOP Debate: The Winners, The Losers

Republican sympathiser Ryan Denning casts his analytical eye over the third Republican presidential debate. Wednesday the 28th of October saw the third Republican presidential debate, and much like the previous two, it delivered controversy...

The First Furlong

Jacob Whitehead returns from his short break with the latest edition of The Satiric Verses, this time focusing his attention across the pond. Sorry about my disappearance last week. I was preparing to attend a...

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