Democratic Convention 2016: Clinton Takes the Torch

With her Republican counterpart Donald Trump reaping the post-convention benefits in the polls, Hillary Clinton had her chance to impress at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The event was Clinton’s golden opportunity to display a sense of unity among her Democratic peers, an effort made more complicated by the leaking of incriminating emails from members of the Democratic National Committee on the eve … Continue reading Democratic Convention 2016: Clinton Takes the Torch

RNC: #Trump2016 Takes Centre Stage

Ryan O’Neill reports on the haphazard and theatrical Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The astonishing rise of “Donald Trump – The Politician” broke new ground last week. At the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio the oft-quoted “presumptive” GOP nominee moniker officially became that of confirmed nominee. Hillary-hating, tales of humble cornfield beginnings and a motley selection of speakers marked a suitably eventful RNC … Continue reading RNC: #Trump2016 Takes Centre Stage