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Trump’s Year

January 31, 2018 // El Pais - Colombia - Spanish

If there is one thing that cannot be questioned, it’s any lack of coherence by Donald Trump. During his campaign, he made it clear what his administration’s imprint would be, and that script has not changed. During his first year, he ferociously attacked the media, which he considers hostile to his leadership. [Read more]

Frank Underwood Rather than Barack Obama

April 1, 2015 // De Volkskrant - Netherlands - Dutch

<i>Opinion: According to Americans, any TV president would be better than Barack Obama, criminal or not.</i> Americans prefer fictional presidents to their real one, Barack Obama. Of those surveyed for a Reuters-Ipsos poll, 57 percent indicated that they would be supportive if Frank Underwood, president in “House [Read more]

The Fall

November 12, 2014 // Liberation - France - French

Tuesday’s elections for the Senate and the House of Representatives will contradict that overused refrain of American politics: “The economy, stupid.” Obama isn’t on any of the ballots, comments Charles Blow, a columnist for The New York Times, but “he will most certainly be on them in spirit.” And the [Read more]

Obama, the Democrats’ Liability

October 27, 2014 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

What is the worst thing a Democratic candidate in the upcoming Nov. 4 elections for U.S. Congress can say? That he or she voted for Obama. Alison Lundergan Grimes, who until recently had been in close competition with Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, declined to say for whom she had voted in 2012. Two [Read more]

Difficult Moment for Obama

October 23, 2014 // La Tercera - Chile - Spanish

In less than a month, the United States will be faced with the mid-term elections, which will take place on Nov. 4. It is then that it will elect the 435 members of the House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate, as well as some state governors. The elections are considered to be more of an evaluation of the [Read more]