Will the real Hillary Clinton please stand up?

She is nothing if not a contradiction. There may not, in fact, be a ‘real’ Hillary Clinton at all

Will the real Hillary Clinton please stand up?NEW YORK, July 24, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Hillary Clinton is a fascinating person on so many levels. The trouble is that she is actually many fascinating people all trapped in one body. It brings to mind an old movie starring Joanne Woodward called The Three Faces of Eve or the scene in The Exorcist where Fr. Damian Karras says to…

First draft of Trump’s nomination acceptance speech

Something along these lines should work for him

First draft of Trump’s nomination acceptance speechNEW YORK July 17, 2016/ Troy Media/ - As Republicans gather for their national convention in Cleveland, I am providing presumptive nominee Donald Trump with a highly abbreviated version of an acceptance speech. I will be sending an invoice. Without further ado, I think something along these lines would work for him (Yes, I’m serious):…

Hillary’s biggest irritant isn’t Trump, it’s Bill

The consequences of her use of a private email server are nothing compared to the actions of her husband

Hillary’s biggest irritant isn’t Trump, it’s BillNEW YORK July 10, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Ah, to be a fly on the wall at the Clinton breakfast table. In my dinner-theatre mind, it goes something like this: Former President William Jefferson Clinton enters the kitchen with a smile. His wife, the former secretary of state, sits at the breakfast nook – arms…

Chaotic U.S. teeters on the Eve of Destruction

The song Eve of Destruction may have been written 50 years ago, but it seems an equally relevant observation of the U.S. in recent days

NEW YORK June 19, 2016/ Troy Media/ - If it were possible to make a bad situation worse, then the rhetoric sputtering forth last week certainly contributed to turning the tragedy of Orlando into full-blown national discord. What could have united the U.S. in grief instead proved to be a loose thread hanging from the…

Presidency within Hillary Clinton’s grasp

Exposing Donald Trump's weaknesses is step one; appealing to the public's sense of social equality is step two

Presidency within Hillary Clinton’s graspEDMONTON, Alta. June 6, 2016/ Troy Media/ - At long last, Hillary Clinton is targeting Republican Donald Trump, opening a new front in her campaign to become the first female president of the United States. Although her battle with Democratic contender Bernie Sanders is not technically over, Clinton has already moved on from the Democratic primaries to…

Trump reignites old resentments in Mexico

170 years ago the U.S. first created resentment in Mexico by annexing territory roughly equivalent in size to western Europe

Trump reignites old resentments in MexicoTORONTO, Ont. May 13, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has ignited more than his share of controversies on the campaign trail. At least one lights a fire dangerously close to the foundation of a big chunk of the United States. A couple of weeks ago, an eye-catching photo was taken at an anti-Donald Trump demonstration in…

Don’t bet the farm on a Clinton/Bush rerun

Bush is a long way from a nomination and hairline cracks are appearing in the Clinton campaign

Don’t bet the farm on a Clinton/Bush rerunDownload this column for your publication or website TORONTO, ON Jun 18, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The formal campaign launches of Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush have moved the American presidential campaign’s temperature up a notch or two. And with the first Republican debate scheduled for August 6, less than two months from now, political…