21 long, dark nights for America: Drain the swamp

by awindram

Twenty-one long, dark nights to go. 

Trump’s Daily Twitter Highlight: “I will Make Our Government Honest Again — believe me. But first, I’m going to have to in DC. If we let Crooked run the govt, history will remember 2017 as the year America lost its independence.  Hillary is the most corrupt person to ever run for the presidency of the United States.

Clinton’s Daily Twitter Highlight: “Carter. Bush. Clinton. Bush. Obama. Not one of them believes Donald Trump has what it takes to be president.

Daily election article of interest: Citizen Pain 

A hit single is like lightening in a bottle; it’s tough even for the true greats to try and replicate. Consider, for instance, poor Whigfield; she never could top “Saturday Night”. And so it is with Trump, his Lock Her Up chant and hashtag is in a way his Macarena – an infectious hit that most intelligent people really wouldn’t want to be caught chanting in public. Well today Trump debuted his disappointing follow up effort – #DrainTheSwamp.

I don’t know if his campaign team had been carefully focus grouping the phrase over the past few weeks to see what most resonated or if it just came to Trump in a 4am brain fart, but on the basis of his multiple tweets he is certainly trying to seed it to the wider public. But that’s the tricky thing in trying to make something go “viral” – it takes more than just repeatedly coughing in people’s faces.


Another unwelcome release today was Michael Moore’s announcement that he is releasing a surprise film about Trump. It’s one thing when Beyonce drops an unannounced album, not so much when Michael Moore does it with a movie …