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Topic: Donald Trump

Bayard ’24: The new social conservatism: Barstool conservatism

Columns, Opinions

Bayard ’24: The new social conservatism: Barstool conservatism

March 18, 2021 6 comments

Last fall I was speaking with a high school classmate of mine about politics when he, after some prodding, admitted he voted for Trump. It isn’t surprising for a high school peer of mine to vote for Trump — I’m from a very “Trumpy” part of Florida — but I […]

Murphy ’23: Trump’s Midnight Middle East Moves May Be Here to Stay

Columns, Opinions

Murphy ’23: Trump’s Midnight Middle East Moves May Be Here to Stay

March 12, 2021 1 comment

As the realization crept into the West Wing that — despite his best efforts to nullify the election — Donald Trump would soon be on his way out of power, last-minute policy decisions came flowing out of Washington.

Walsh ’23: Will Biden meaningfully increase government transparency? Probably not.

Columns, Opinions

Walsh ’23: Will Biden meaningfully increase government transparency? Probably not.

March 8, 2021 0 comments

With the tumult of the last four years, it’s not hard to decipher President Biden’s mandate. Economic relief from COVID-19 and racial justice sit atop the agenda while issues like environmental protection, LGBTQ+ rights and electoral reform are on a slightly lower rung. But his mandate goes beyond just expanding […]

Han ’23: Children of Trump’s America: This is the country our generation will inherit. Now what?

Opinions

Han ’23: Children of Trump’s America: This is the country our generation will inherit. Now what?

February 3, 2021 1 comment

Presidents have a way of defining the era that they exist in. For the longest time, Barack Obama  felt like my generation’s president. Cool-headed and technocratic, yet somehow barrier-breaking and inspiring at the same time. A symbol of unbridled American possibilities, and also the disappointment that follows the inevitably slow […]

Apple ’21: Republicans fall out of line

Columns, Opinions

Apple ’21: Republicans fall out of line

January 20, 2021 0 comments

With former President Donald Trump’s term as president finally at its end, many are now examining where the Republican Party, a party almost completely co-opted by Trump, can go from here. Republicans on Capitol Hill have discussed the need to move on from the Trump presidency

Sahyouni ’21: Biden is the Narrow Victor in the Presidential Race, but 2020 Was an Overall Win for Republicans

Columns, Opinions

Sahyouni ’21: Biden is the Narrow Victor in the Presidential Race, but 2020 Was an Overall Win for Republicans

November 9, 2020 8 comments

After a long and restless week of counting votes, all major news networks are projecting that Joseph Biden Jr. will be elected the 46th president of the United States of America.

Days after election night, no declared winner in race for presidency

Metro, News

Days after election night, no declared winner in race for presidency

November 6, 2020 1 comment

Over two days after the first polls closed on Election Day, no winner has been declared in the race for U.S. president. Former Vice President Joe Biden moved closer to an electoral college victory early Nov. 6.

From emotional messages to accusations: how politics plays out online this election

News, University News

From emotional messages to accusations: how politics plays out online this election

November 2, 2020 0 comments

Many elements of the 2020 presidential election — voter turnout, campaigning and election discourse — have played out through digital channels. Due to voter registration efforts by Facebook, the company has reported logging around 2.5 million registrations so far from its home app, Instagram and Messenger.

Brown College Republicans officially endorse Trump as other conservatives express hesitation

News, University News

Brown College Republicans officially endorse Trump as other conservatives express hesitation

October 29, 2020 12 comments

As a number of prominent Republicans have distanced themselves politically from President Donald Trump ahead of the imminent 2020 election, conservative students at the University are grappling with the decision of whether or not to back their party’s incumbent. 

Shanmugam ’23: Free trade is under attack

Columns, Opinions

Shanmugam ’23: Free trade is under attack

October 20, 2020 0 comments

Twenty years on, the 2000 Republican Party platform is surprisingly similar to its 2020 counterpart ― from its commitment to “rebuilding the American military,” to lamenting that the federal tax code “penalizes hard work.”