presidential candidates

Why Trump?

Some people run simply out of ego or greed. The publicity that attends a presidential bid can garner even a failed candidate a book contract, a television gig, or a well-paid speaking career (or perhaps all three). Trump ran on the basis of his celebrity.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Storm over Philippines president candidate's rape comment

A video of leading Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte joking about a murdered Australian rape victim provokes a storm of protest.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Why Trump?

Some people run simply out of ego or greed. The publicity that attends a presidential bid can garner even a failed candidate a book contract, a television gig, or a well-paid speaking career (or perhaps all three). Trump ran on the basis of his celebrity.

January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

Politics as a reality show - The rise of Trump

Donald Trump, the US real estate tycoon-turned-presidential candidate, topped himself not so long ago - no mean achievement - by outraging the entire world with his demand to ban the entry of Muslims into the US.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Tina Fey returns to SNL in parody of Palin endorsing Trump

Tina Fey reprised her role as Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, and as per usual, she nailed it.

November 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

Grading the Republican presidential candidates

Fox Business Channel hosted the fourth Republican Presidential candidates' debate on November 10. Here is an assessment of the top five candidates...