Walnut Grove, Minnesota - One of the most difficult things as a foreigner grappling to understand this year’s presidential campaign is trying to understand the reasons why Donald Trump’s message resonates so strongly with so many.
In about ten days, the most broadcasted political event on earth will take place in Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, on Monday, September 26th. That is when Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party’s candidate, and Donald Trump, the G.O.P.’s candidate, will face each other in the first presidential debate of the 2016 general election.
Just like that, it has been 15 years since two airplanes were used as missiles by terrorists to hit the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, in the heart of New York. Last Sunday, September 11th, was a day of grief and remembering in New York.
Unlike the United States government, which releases travel advisories for its citizens, in mostly Third World countries, the Nigerian government rarely wastes time penning such “nonsense”. At least, I can’t remember reading one in my life time.
Remember the feeling you had when opening presents as a child?
You didn´t quite know what to expect and weren´t sure whether the Santa, or the aunt, or whoever it was, knew what you had wished for. Remember the very precise feeling you had when you opened the best gift ever?
Guess what. This is exactly the way online news media should make you feel today!
The WPI program started almost one month ago. In these days, the most repeated thing is that this 2016 presidential election is unusual, the most weird election in the recent years of the United States.
That idea has been repeated by citizens on the streets, academics, journalist, or politicians (democrats or republicans).
Racial tensions are a focal issue of this year’s Presidential campaign in the U.S. Donald J. Trump, G.O.P.’s candidate, is trying to gain more votes among African-American voters, who usually vote for the Democratic Party. At the same time, police violence against African-American tend to increase these tensions.