Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Making the case for Donald Trump

Scott Frith
Government/Politics columnist

This election is rigged. All of it. And if Donald Trump somehow comes back to win on Election Day it will be the biggest upset since Harry Truman came back to defeat Thomas Dewey in 1948.

When I write that the election is rigged, I’m not referring to the vote itself (at least not around here). Tennessee has hard-working election officials who will ensure the integrity of the ballot.

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Democrats choose sides, but seem ready to unite

Betty Bean
Government/Politics columnist

The dance floor was jam-packed with Democrats at Carleo’s the night of the first presidential debate, and nobody was dancing. Bernie Sanders ruled the night, or maybe it just seemed that way because his supporters were louder than Hillary Clinton’s crowd. Mostly younger, too.

Anthony Perry and Kyle Bobisch sneered in the general direction of Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, pointing out that he’s never been elected to anything, while their man Sanders is the longest-serving congressional independent in U.S. history and was returned to office with 70 percent of the vote last election.

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