Day: November 5, 2016

America is angry

Source: CNN First off, Americans are exceptionally angry with their political establishment. As a definitive Washington DC insider and Donald Trump’s opponent, Hillary Clinton was always a natural target for this anger. But the anger has a foundation. Many Americans view President Obama and members of Congress as having failed to […]

Donald Trump’s mind readers try to win him voters

Source:CNN They are Donald Trump’s secret political weapon. His campaign paid more than $5 million in September alone to Cambridge Analytica, which claims it can convince voters to back him by tailoring Trump’s political ads to their personalities. Their approach combines micro-targeting, already in use in political campaigning, with psychological profiling. The company gathers up to 5,000 pieces of […]

Turkey draws Western condemnation over arrest of Kurdish lawmakers

 Reuters International NOV 4, 2016 –  Police detain Sebahat Tuncel, co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Democratic Regions Party (DBP), during a protest against the arrest of Kurdish lawmakers, in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, November 4, 2016. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar (reuters_tickers) DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkish authorities arrested the leaders of […]