Tagged: US Republicans

Following his electoral victory, Donald Trump must nominate candidates to fill in the most important positions in the world. (Photo: CNN)

The Trump Team

With President-elect Donald Trump scheduled to be inaugurated in less than two months, Casey Kroll analyses the potential next cabinet. He did it. He defied all odds and won the Presidency of the United...

Don’t fight the man, fight his politics. (Photo: Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

Don’t Make Him a Martyr

Accusing Donald Trump of racism or sexism will only bolster his support. If he fails the Electoral College on these grounds, we might never hear the end of it. When compared to other modern...

Protesters barricade entrance doors before a lecture by conservative speaker Ben Shapiro at the University of California, Los Angeles. (Photo: Jacqueline Pilar/Young America’s Foundation)

The Regressive Progressives

America’s left constantly uses rhetoric to portray themselves as more tolerant than their Republican counterparts. Their actions, however, suggest otherwise. The word “tolerance” is abused in today’s political environment and used by liberals to...

Elected the same way, Trump and Corbyn pose the same danger. (Image: IB Times)

Personality Trumps Policy

Totalitarianism has, in our history, been derived from a focus on personality rather than policy. Many current politicians, while not necessarily totalitarian, have shown that we could be throwing ourselves on a dangerous road...

Ask not for whom the Trump tolls. (Photo: Getty)

Trumping Expectations

Donald Trump is behind Hillary Clinton for now, but his populist tide hardly seems to disappear. While this might seem a moody prospect for many a sensible Briton, it could come with its fair...

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...

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the two presumptive nominees, and now they must pick someone to rally with them. (Photo: Getty Images)

Second in Command

With the two most unpopular candidates in US history leading the race, never before has the next possible vice president mattered so much. So who’s in the running? As November looms on the horizon...

A three-party election? (Photo: The Libertarian Republic)

Let Freedom Ring

The American people are faced with a disastrous choice this election. A choice between statism and statism, between less freedom and less freedom. But behind all this liberty-hating, lies a very clear alternative. The...

Following her big win in New York, Hillary Clinton’s lead is now insurmountable (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

On the Back-Berner

Bernie Sanders now has no feasible path to White House, but he can still help shape the Democratic debate. Almost a year since Bernie Sanders officially announced his presidential bid, it’s safe to say...

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...

Donald Trump has bested the “establishment” candidates in New Hampshire (Photo: Business Insider)

Rebels With a Cause

With the rise of anti-establishment candidates, Sam Glover looks at how radical rebels are becoming mainstream politicians. The radicals are rising. In the past few years, Ukip have won a national election, a backbencher...

President Obama wipes away a tear whilst announcing his plan to take executive action to introduce stricter gun controls. (Photo: Time)

The British are coming

As Barack Obama enters his final year as President, Matt Smith examines the problem of partisanship that has plagued his tenure from start to (almost) finish. In the USA there exists a crippling phenomenon...

Rand Paul, Republican senator for Kentucky, presidential candidate and radical libertarian. (Photo: Rand Paul)

Rand Paul’s Land of the Free

Republican presidential hopeful and fanatical libertarian Rand Paul has been accused of isolationism and worse in the past. But his policies resonate, and Sam Betley argues that he has a huge opportunity, if he...

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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