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Students react to Trump nomination

Trump calls in to thank the convention for their nomination and to answer questions posed by the Steering Committee. Photo by Ellen Kanzinger, ‘18.

Faith Isbell

February 17, 2016

The 56 state and territory delegations have spoken, and Washington and Lee’s 26th Mock Convention has predicted Mr. Donald J. Trump as the Republican nominee in the upcoming presidential election. Trump claimed the Republican nomination with 1,320 votes—followed by Texas Senator Ted Cruz with 652...

On the origins of Trumpism

Conley Hurst

January 23, 2016

When Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president, I laughed…out-loud. I was half expecting him to turn to the camera at the end of the speech and shout, LIVE FROM NEW YORK, IT’S SATURDAY NIGHT!   Needless to say, I underestimated him. Somehow, Trump is selling something that a sizable portion...

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