Category: John Carroll

Media mockery may only make Donald Trump stronger, experts say

Sinclair Broadcast Group John Carroll, College of Communication Some media outlets were not shy in expressing their disgust at Donald Trump’s Republican primary victory in New Hampshire on Tuesday night… Expert quote: “The mainstream media seal of disapproval is mother’s milk to Trump. It plays right into his narrative, which is that establishment politicians and […]

After New Hampshire, Kasich vows not to change his message

Sinclair Broadcast Group John Carroll, College of Communication Riding the momentum of his second-place finish in the New Hampshire primary, John Kasich campaigned in South Carolina Wednesday and took the time to talk to Sinclair about his recent victory… Expert quote: “I think he can build some momentum in public opinion polls and perhaps in […]

Rubio on the rise? What comes after his third place ‘win’

Sinclair Broadcast Group John Carroll, College of Communication The moment “they said would never happen,” came Tuesday night, with Marco Rubio nearly matching Donald Trump’s numbers in the Iowa caucus… Expert quote: “No one had any real expectations that any of those other [establishment] candidates were going to break out in Iowa. In a way that […]

How honesty and reputation may have hurt Clinton in Iowa

Sinclair Broadcast Group John Carroll, College of Communication When Hillary Clinton took the stage to declare victory in Iowa on Monday night, Bernie Sanders supporters watching on television from his rally site were understandably displeased… Expert quote: “There’s a generational divide and the lack of trust is one element of it. A candidate that the voter […]

Clinton: Top secret email issue ‘very much like Benghazi’

Sinclair Broadcast Group John Carroll, College of Communication As new developments surrounding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email practices continued to plague her in the final days before the Iowa caucus, the Democratic presidential candidate appears to have shifted her strategy in response to her critics… Expert quote: “It’s having a slow corrosive effect […]

Trump spurns a powerful player in GOP politics in falling-out with Fox

Washington Post John Carroll, College of Communication They’ve called each other names. They’ve mocked, belittled, skewered and slimed… Expert quote: “This may be a situation where Donald Trump was too clever by half. It may have been a gambit to get concessions, but when Fox rightly told him to take a hike, he was boxed […]

LIST: 5 obstacles that could stop a Clinton nomination; Emails, Benghazi and Biden

Sinclair Broadcast Group John Carroll, College of Communication Amid new reports of classified information contained in Hillary Clinton’s emails and troubling new poll numbers, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination is now facing a far tougher fight than she may have expected… Expert quote: “The American public is not all that great about understanding […]