US presidential candidates

The race for the White House is heating up

Brawn, brain and tears sum up the tone, temper and texture of the Republican and Democrat national conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia respectively.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

How not to win an election?

It's not easy, but one way to try and maintain sanity is by taking a worldwide view of every situation.

July 29, 2016
July 29, 2016

The race for the White House is heating up

Brawn, brain and tears sum up the tone, temper and texture of the Republican and Democrat national conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia respectively.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016
USA

Clinton trolls Trump on Twitter: 'Delete your account'

Hillary Clinton's snarky tweet to her White House rival Donald Trump was among the funniest of the campaign. Almost as funny as it was awkward.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Does it matter who's the next US president?

Both Ted Cruz and John Kasich have fallen by the wayside, while Donald Trump dashed to the finishing line of Republican Party nomination for the US presidential race in 2016.

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.