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“Art of the Deal” movie mocks Trump’s crass side

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

Political humor is at its most bizarre in the Funny or Die production, “Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie.” The film, released on Feb. 10, 2016, is a parody that highlights the absurdity and crudeness that has come with this year’s controversial Republican presidential candidate. The ...

County Fair Rounds Up Republicans, Democrats, and Voters

County Fair Rounds Up Republicans, Democrats, and Voters

Olivia Gilbert, Feature Editor

September 8, 2016

If you walked by the Walla Walla County Republican Headquarters in the red brick building on Second Avenue last week, you would not have found a soul there. Travel about a mile south though, and you would have found, amid the smell of fried dough and the mechanical whirs and jerks of a dozen carnival r...

Different Styles, Same Result

Different Styles, Same Result

Chris Hankin

July 28, 2016

“Our philosophy this week was to protect everyone's rights to expression,” said Singleton. “All of our officers are aware that we are here to protect that, not to hinder it, and also to support it.”

DNC Convention Spotlights Philadelphia Inequalities

DNC Convention Spotlights Philadelphia Inequalities

Chris Hankin

July 27, 2016

“The issue is that a lot of black men are committing crimes. But it’s not because they are bad people,” Wilson said. “You can’t lock up everybody for long prison terms when that’s really the only occupation in the neighborhood.”

Day One From the Democratic National Convention

Day One From the Democratic National Convention

Chris Hankin

July 25, 2016

It seems fair to say that the only group of people that hate Hillary Clinton more than Donald Trump supporters are Bernie Sanders supporters.

Trump Nomination Causes Rift in the Washington Republican Delegation

Trump Nomination Causes Rift in the Washington Republican Delegation

Chris Hankin

July 23, 2016

Every four years the Republican primaries give conservative voters across the country the opportunity to choose a nominee who represents their values and advocates for their policies on a national level. According to many members of the 2016 Washington State RNC delegation, this process was usurped this year by Donald J. Trump.

A Day of Endings and New Beginnings

A Day of Endings and New Beginnings

July 21, 2016

Everywhere I turned police officers were taking photos with kids and shaking hands. Men draped in Trump flags embraced women wearing Black Lives Matter shirts.

Profiteers of the Republican National Convention

Profiteers of the Republican National Convention

Chris Hankin

July 21, 2016

“I would tell people who say that Trump is a racist, that they don’t know what a racist is… Now Hillary and Bill, they have never done anything for the black community but made it harder, and harsher,” said Keith.

A Streetcar Named “Death of the G.O.P.”

A Streetcar Named “Death of the G.O.P.”

Chris Hankin

July 20, 2016

Cleveland, Ohio -- The Republican Convention is now three quarters complete. Wednesday brought another day of inconsequential protests and a heavy police presence outside the convention, while inside a Republican Party starved of unity continued to prove that modern conservatism has many differen...

Day One From the Republican National Convention

Day One From the Republican National Convention

Chris Hankin, Staff Reporter

July 19, 2016

    Cleveland, Ohio - The first day of the Republican National Convention was tense, though not nearly as tense as predicted. Protesters took to the streets of Cleveland to march against the impending nomination of Donald J. Trump as the Republican standard bearer. They were met by Tru...

Hillary’s Femdom Does Not Merit a Vote

Katy Wills, Columnist

April 28, 2016

Clinton’s identity as a woman does not stand as a legitimate reason to elect her president of the United States, but it’s the reason many feminists do stand by.

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