South Koreans just elected a new president: Moon Jae-in of the liberal Democratic Party of Korea. Moon’s victory ends a decade of conservative-party-led government — and provides a bookend to a divisive political scandal, which saw President Park Geun-hye impeached in December. In Washington, however, Moon’s presidency raises significant questions about potential friction over South […]
On May 7, in the second round of their presidential election, French voters elected Emmanuel Macron with 66.10 percent of the vote, as the eighth — and youngest ever — president of the French Fifth Republic. His victory marks an end to the dominance of France’s two main political parties: the socialist party, Parti Socialiste […]
On Tuesday, South Koreans will choose a new president to replace the one they impeached. Weeks of massive candlelight demonstrations helped prompt the National Assembly to impeach former president Park Geun-hye in December for leaking government secrets to her confidante, bribery, abuse of power and coercion. The Constitutional Court confirmed the impeachment in March, and […]
It’s only natural that at the end of each year, we look back upon what happened in the preceding months and reflect with fondness. Or recoil in disgust. Needless to say, the majority of year-end commentary has been on the negative side. Many of us aren’t too pleased with 2016. While it did include plenty of loss and hardship (as every year does), there were | Read More »
The post Four Good Things From 2016, And One Is the U.S. Election appeared first on RedState.
Could Russia have hacked the U.S. presidential election? On Nov. 23, a group of computer scientists called for Hillary Clinton to ask for a recount and an audit in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, citing differences in electronic voting tallies when compared with counties using paper ballots. Two material facts have combined to create this latest cyber […]
Donald Trump won the presidential election on Tuesday, but if you were to see and hear the angry sentiments coming from some in his camp, you might be confused. The rage directed at those of the #NeverTrump persuasion is ongoing. I wouldn’t say the behavior from some of Trump’s most ardent supporters is entirely surprising, though, given their words and actions during the campaign. However, it | Read More »
The post Dear Trump Camp: Why The Post-Election Rage? Didn’t You Win? appeared first on RedState.
Only a few days after losing the presidential election to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has made it perfectly clear who she believes is responsible for her loss. In a call to donors on Saturday, Hillary pointed a finger at James Comey. In thank-you call with top donors @HillaryClinton blames first Comey letter for stopping her momentum and second for energizing Trump voters — Anne Rumsey | Read More »
The post Hillary Blames FBI Director Comey For Loss In Call To Donors appeared first on RedState.
It’s time we address a rather apparent aspect of this year’s tense election. Sexism. Once it became clear that Donald Trump would win the presidency on Tuesday night, the Left went into “this proves women are hated!” mode. They had already slipped in to this during the campaign, when dislike of Hillary or her behavior was categorized as attacking women. Never should women be held accountable, you | Read More »