Donald Trump

With the inauguration of President Trump drawing near, highlighting the role of facts in the countless upcoming policy debates is crucial. The press has traditionally parsed truth from fiction in presenting their findings to the American people. It is often ...

Count me among the voters who were deeply dismayed by the outcome of the presidential election. While Trump’s shortcomings have been thoroughly documented, Hillary Clinton and President Obama were right to say that we should all hope he succeeds as ...
NAACP President and CEO addresses more than 200 people in Emory School of Law's Tull Auditorium Thursday, Jan. 13. / Ruth Reyes, Photo Editor

The hardest question Cornell William Brooks has ever been asked at the NAACP is this: “If a man was willing to die for the right to vote, why can’t we vote and fight for the right to vote?” The NAACP ...
NAACP President and CEO Cornell Brooks addresses more than 200 people at Emory School of Law's Tull Auditorium Thursday, Jan. 13. / Ruth Reyes, Photo Editor

Days after he testified before the U.S. Senate that President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general Sen. Jefferson Sessions (R-Ala.) is unfit to be appointed to the Cabinet position, NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks lectured at ...

Every time I read an op-ed in The New York Times by an outspoken liberal, or a piece in The Wall Street Journal by an equally indignant right-winger, I’m struck by the mercilessness with which they treat their rivals. The ...

No, the system is not rigged. And no, the Electoral College should not go. This brilliantly crafted system enshrined in our Constitution has created more economic prosperity than any other in history. This system that has elected numerous Democrats and Republicans ...

“If liberals are so f***ing smart, how come they lose so goddamn always?” —Will McAvoy, Newsroom In the wake of Tuesday’s shocking election results, I have seen countless reactions from Emory’s student body. Students have cheered, cried, posted long-winded Facebook ...
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Watching this election cycle unfold has been like watching a boxing match. No, seriously. Did you pay close attention to the CNN debate advertisements? They were like promotions for a title fight. The debates themselves, moreover, were like actual boxing ...

This presidential election has been like a New York City subway brawl between a drunkard and a sober albeit crazy person. Someone will eventually call the cops, but in the meantime everyone takes out their phones to live tweet this ...