2016 presidential election Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Jan 31, 2023

The word “authenticity” is having a moment. In the context of product marketing and prominent consumer brands, one sees countless references to the criticality of purpose-driven marketing and the necessity of brands being perceived as authentic to garner the loyalty…

by | Oct 6, 2022

Oh, the horror! Over there at the Washington Post, reporter Amy Gardner is horrified at Republican candidates’ running on platforms of election integrity. So, what to do? Gardner and the Post’s editorial board sound the alarm that there is no such…

by | Oct 6, 2022

Former President Donald J. Trump is suing CNN for defamation. For those who know something about modern American libel standards, the case raises the following question: Will Trump be able to show “actual malice”? That is, will he be able…

by | Jun 10, 2022

Here’s the Deal: A Memoir By Kellyanne Conway (Simon & Schuster: 512 pages, $18.79) I met Kellyanne Conway by chance at a D.C. event less than a month ago. When I gave her my card, she responded, “Leonora is a…

by | Jan 2, 2022

It was inevitable that the implosion of the Biden administration would lure former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton back onto the political stage. The voters showed her the door five years ago, yet she remains unable to grasp what they were…

by | Jun 29, 2020

As this is being written, our great country has not yet opened the doors to its full-engine economy, but by the time you are reading this, America will be on the road back. Ironically, if the slogan had not been…

by | Mar 5, 2020

And now for a message from the ghost in the Democrat machine. Hillary Clinton would like to remind you about that time she ran for president against a very bad orange man. Which, as a woman, was horrifying, and unfair,…

by | Sep 14, 2019

Everyone had that one annoying childhood friend who would spoil every game. When it was his turn to be “it,” for example, he’d gripe about it, make excuses, and complain that the rules were unfair. Of course, he was always…

by | Jul 22, 2019

The Democrats have spent well over two years asking themselves what they did wrong in the last presidential election and how to avoid those mistakes in 2020. But they seem to suffer from a collective learning disability that prevents them…

by | Jun 23, 2018

On February 16, 2018, Special Counsel Robert Mueller obtained a federal indictment of 13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian companies for conspiring to wage “information warfare” by “impairing, obstructing, and defeating the lawful functions of the United States by dishonest…

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