Donald Trump sought to stem an uproar that threatened his campaign by apologizing in a midnight video for obscene sexual remarks caught on tape in 2005. Trump’s apology came as he was under intense pressure from GOP leaders, amid an unprecedented outpouring of anger from conservatives, some of whom are demanding he pull out of the race entirely.
And curious group of markets - India, Indonesia, The Philippines and Vietnam - have been identified as the best investing opportunities by a group of leading Asia macro strategists, who think that Asia and the emerging markets will considerably outperform the developed world.
“This is an unusual juncture but we keep looking at it through the same kinds of lenses. What if it’s all wrong because society, technology, opinion polling methods, and everything else don’t capture marginalized voters in the way they might once have?" - Citi's Tina Fordham
The federal government is making a move in the direction of further centralizing the administration of elections nationwide. The justification this time around is stated to be danger of Russian hackers. We are reminded of Stalin's infamous words: "The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."