politicians

Reviews of the politicians kissing babies and running governments around the world; applaud and criticize the decisions they make and their implications.

Eve's Politics a year ago
Too Bad for Democracy: The Elections of 1912 and 2016
In political history, there are events that change the course of a nation for good or for the worst and these are events both Democrats and Republicans should learn from. The election of 1912 between ...
Dear Theresa M. May...
There's a slight possibility that you've lost touch with your congenial side. Similar to someone I know, your citizens have begun to make a mockery of you and all justifications that come with your mu...
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Daniel Willisa year ago
Alastair Campbell Talks Brexit
Talking heads sat down for an interview as Alastair Campbell talks Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, and why the younger generation need to step-up to fix the Labour Party. Daniel Willis has more. To say Alastai...
Nicholas Bishopa year ago
Jeremy Corbyn: His Views on the Middle East
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is making a stand against the Saudi Arabian regime and its conduct of the war in Yemen, as opposed to the Theresa May government, who is selling arms to the Kingdom of Saud...
Victor Trammell2 years ago
Disgraced Former Congressman Anthony Weiner to Face the Music Over Sexting Scandal Involving an Underage Girl
The downward spiral that former Democratic US Congressman Anthony D. Weiner has been descending on over the years finally reached a threshold, which will inevitably lead him to a prison cell. This pas...
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Olivia Rose2 years ago
Political Perspectives
I wrote my feelings about the friendship between Barack Obama and George Bush in 2014 after being fed up with conservatives lambasting President Obama and praising former President Bush. I had a hard ...
Jemma Gallagher2 years ago
Jacob Rees-Mogg & Forced Pregnancy
The United Kingdom had a general election in June 2017 in which Prime Minister Theresa May, leader of the Conservative Party, called an order for her party to get a larger majority and have more of a ...
Rachel A. David2 years ago
Dear Theresa, What’s In a Name?
Or rather, what’s in your name? In yours, there’s a litany of puns just waiting to be made. For every policy you discuss, every decision you make, every stand you take, there’s a May-based epithet hur...
Matthew Berto2 years ago
Jacob Rees-Mogg Was Never the Man to Lead the Tories
Earlier today, on Good Morning Britain, Jacob Rees-Mogg effectively torpedoed his chances of becoming the next leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party with a view to winning the next election. T...
Nick Carter2 years ago
Liar in Waiting
In the United States there is the liar in chief. Donald Trump. A man who spins such a terrible web of lies that they can be disproved the second he has finished speaking. Here in the UK, luckily, our ...
Katie Marchbank2 years ago
Dear Theresa, Who Are You?
I'm not from the UK or even Europe at all. I live here in grand ol' America (sarcasm emphasis on grand), though I do come from Europe (born, but not raised, in Moscow, Russia). I've heard a lot about ...
Dylan Gonzalez2 years ago
Dear Theresa, Do You Want to Go Nuclear?
Let's get a few things straight, right off the bat. I am from the US (specifically, New Jersey, organically raised to dislike our soon-to-be former governor and raised on Taylor ham). I already deal w...
Svengali Has Left the Building. Watch Out.
It was January 2017, just days after Donald Trump was inaugurated in the White House, and newly-minted White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon was talking to The Hollywood Reporter, plotting th...
Sam Fogleman2 years ago
Paul LePage Can't Stop Insulting People
Earlier this week, Maine Governor Paul LePage, a man who is no stranger to scandalous statements on all sorts of issues, took an opportunity during a speech to call classroom teachers “a dime a dozen....
Kevin McClintock2 years ago
Political Characters
Winston Churchill Churchill is famous for many things, not least his 'character'. Witty, passionate, lachrymose and 'honourable', he is not likely to be forgotten. His politics were not without contro...
Is It a Threat? Is It a Joke? Scaramucci Says He'll Bring a "Professionally Monogrammed Front Stabbing Knife" for Stephen Colbert
Anthony Scaramucci, aka "The Mooch", aka the White House Communications Director with the shortest lived tenure, seems like he might be going off the rails. In an August 10 tweet, Scaramucci posted, "...
Influx of Asylum Seekers In Canada Prompts Military Support
"To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith," Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau tweeted January 28, 2017, and it appears that refugees in the...
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Jacob A. Rivas2 years ago
Dear Donald
Dear Donald, I've written to you before, but it's unlikely to have reached you. After all, I'm just one citizen and I didn't even vote; I sort of don't believe in it. It's hard to write to you, or abo...