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Democalypse 2016: A farewell to Marco Rubio and a farewell to sanity

March 25, 2016

Last Tuesday, after a fierce campaign and despite engagement of supporters from both sides of the political spectrum, Marco Rubio lost his home state of Florida and all of its 99 delegates to Donald Trump. Following this decisive lo...

Trump & Sanders: Why I don’t support either end of the spectrum

March 4, 2016

American politics in 2016 makes me want to cry. As a moderate conservative, I become more frightened every day that my party will be represented by Donald Trump. Even just a few years ago, I loved the caricature of Donald Tr...

Democalypse 2016: How will the upcoming caucuses shake out?

January 29, 2016

It’s been a little over a month since the last time I wrote, and, by the time this piece is published, the Iowa caucuses will be only three days away. In my previous article, I made a few predictions that I would like to ad...

In response to Cody Olson’s “Examining Marco Rubio”

November 13, 2015

Republicans, from the perspective of most Macalester students, are very easy to vilify, targeted with the same overtones of bias and narrow-mindedness that liberals generally attribute to their conservative counterparts. I’d th...

Democalypse 2016: Examining Marco Rubio

November 6, 2015

Shortly after midterms were over my best friend from high school visited Mac from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. We discussed the usual topics of any native Minnesotans in college: hockey and the 2016 presidential election. We...

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