Trump’s Inaugural: An Opportunity to Advance a Public Cause

With all the publicity surrounding President Trump’s inauguration, many are wondering whether any “A-list celebrities” will perform. So far the majority of them have declined, either because they fear public scrutiny or are staunch Clinton supporters unwilling to move forward. The prevailing rationale is if one were to participate in the ceremony and its related festivities, … More Trump’s Inaugural: An Opportunity to Advance a Public Cause

U.S. Presidential Approval Ratings–Reliable?

There are two ways to forecast elections: (1) polling and (2) long-term forecasting. Long-term forecasting aggregates past elections to predict a candidate’s chances of winning an election. Polling, on the other hand, conducts focus groups based on samples of the population. Although long-term forecasting models suggested a Republican victory in 2016, outlets like ABC, NBC and CNN chose to use polling instead, which showed Clinton leading several points ahead of Trump. … More U.S. Presidential Approval Ratings–Reliable?

True or False: Rep. John Lewis’ Claims Regarding Pres. Trump’s Legitimacy

On NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., said Donald Trump is not a “legitimate president” on account of “Russian interference” during the 2016 election campaign, citing allegations of Russian hacks that led to the release of internal documents from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Hillary Clinton’s campaign co-chairman, John Podesta. … More True or False: Rep. John Lewis’ Claims Regarding Pres. Trump’s Legitimacy