Tag: presidential elections

Brussels terrorist attacks: Presidential candidates respond

Last week’s terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium caused worldwide panic, and left the people of the United States anxiously waiting for a response from the five remaining presidential candidates. The statements made by each of the candidates was a strong reflection of their views for international relations and the fight against terrorism.   The initial… Read More

“The Simpsons” predicted a Trump presidency over 15 years ago

The producers of popular television show, “The Simpsons,” are known for their freakish fortune-telling abilities after airing multiple episodes that appear to be predicting multiple events throughout history, years before they actually take place. In 1997 alone, the TV show seemingly predicted the 2014 Ebola outbreak in an episode titled “Curious George and the Ebola… Read More

The difference between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton

2016 Presidential candidate and Democratic front-runner, Hillary Clinton, declares herself as a civil rights activists and a Democratic Progressive. However, facts and finding from her past, and even her present, have proven to show contradicting information. Clinton’s associations with Wall Street, her constant contrasting opinions on civil rights, her neoconservative views, and her history linked… Read More

John Oliver wants to #MakeDonaldDrumpfAgain

The 2016 presidential race has had its heated moments on and off the playing field, as specific candidates battle it out with the media. In last Sunday’s showing of “Last Week Tonight,” host John Oliver focused the subject around presidential candidate, Donald Trump.   Oliver has been particularly hesitant when it comes to giving Trump… Read More

CNBC debate controversy brings high viewership, negative PR

GOP debate October

The GOP debate was the center of controversy on Wednesday night, but it was CNBC that ended up receiving the negative PR instead of the presidential candidates. The network has since faced heavy criticisms over their staff’s handling of the debate.     CNBC moderators attempted to use the debate as their chance to ask hard-hitting… Read More

The falling image of Jeb Bush: 3 things PR pros can learn

GOP candidate Jeb Bush

A recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found that Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush fell to seven percent of the votes within his party. When he first started his run for president, Bush was leading the GOP polls; now, he has fallen to fifth place.   The results of this poll doesn’t mean that Bush is… Read More

Republicans relieved over Donald Trump’s loyalty pledge

Donald Trump at a podium for a political rally

Presidential candidate Donald Trump signed a pledge last week promising that he would run as a Republican in the 2016 election, rather than turning over to a third party.      After Trump faced heavy criticism from fellow Republican candidates over his negative comments about veterans and Mexican immigrants, many believed he would leave his… Read More

Will Donald Trump run as a third-party candidate?

Photo of Donald Trump

After facing heavy criticism recently from the Republican party, presidential candidate Donald Trump may consider running as a third-party member.   Trump was first under fire by the Republican party when he made incendiary comments about Mexican immigrants. Republican candidates publicly disagreed with Trump’s views on the character of immigrants as a whole. This was only… Read More

Hillary Clinton could face PR problem over criminal investigation

With the 2016 Democratic primaries getting closer, now is not the time for Hillary Clinton to have a public relations disaster, but she may be facing one nonetheless.   Last Thursday, The New York Times reported that two inspectors general put in a request to the U.S. Department of Justice to open a criminal investigation over… Read More