Category: College of General Studies

Trump bows out of Sanders showdown

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Billionaire Donald Trump’s abrupt retreat from a proposed debate with Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders could prove to be a strategic misstep, opening him up to ridicule after bragging about his prospects against the Brooklyn brawler, according to political observers… Expert quote: “My gut instinct is he’s […]

Donald Trump vs. Elizabeth Warren: The future of political campaigning?

Christian Science Monitor Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Elizabeth Warren made national news this week in one of the only ways politicians seem to be able to make national news these days: by attacking Donald Trump… Expert quote: “This is a 21st century Twitter campaign. The quicker and more outlandish your response is in terms […]

Attacking President Obama, Trump knocks Clinton

Sinclair Broadcast Group Tom Whalen, College of General Studies As President Obama shared the concerns foreign leaders have over the nomination of Donald Trump, the candidate celebrated reaching the 1,237 delegate threshold that guarantees he will be his party’s nominee… Expert quote: “Donald Trump is the change candidate so by the very definition he has […]

A hint that, in the end, Sanders might work with Democratic Party

Christian Science Monitor Tom Whalen, College of General Studies This week, Bernie Sanders offered a hint that, as he seeks to turn his legions of rabid supporters into a movement, he might work from within the Democratic Party… Expert quote: “I don’t think everyone is going to be on same page. That’s more time and […]

Boston ups $60K city hall audit to $200K for second review

Fox25 News Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is having another tax-payer funded investigation done to ensure no wrongdoing by City Hall… Expert quote: “I think, number one, that it’s good political optics. You want to be in front of an issue, particularly when it’s one of corruption or potential malfeasance. […]

Clinton sex scandals, rape claim back in spotlight as 2016 race gets personal

Sinclair Broadcast Group Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Bolstered by a new Fox News poll showing him leading Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump attacked Clinton and her husband Wednesday night with some of the harshest language yet, and it may only be a taste of the vitriol to come […]