Category: College of General Studies

Trump statement unlikely to quell controversy over racial criticism of judge

Sinclair Broadcast Group Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Donald Trump’s attempt to walk back his criticism of the federal judge hearing one of the lawsuits over Trump University is unlikely to put the issue to rest, experts say… Expert quote: “I think that train has left the station. What he says is beyond identity politics, […]

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 […]