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The United States 2020 elections and the future of presidential debates

“This is so unpresidential…” The former Vice-President Joe Biden lamented at the end of the first segment of Tuesday’s presidential debate between him and President Trump, neatly summing up the majority public opinion over what ensued over the course of those 90 minutes.  President Trump’s unrelenting interruptions had thrown the proceedings into chaos and had […]

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How to bet in 2020: the electoral calculus of impeachment

Conventional political wisdom would dictate that those leaders embroiled in scandal have zero chance of retaining their hold on power. Donald Trump, only the third U.S President to ever be impeached, should be sure to get the boot from voters in November, right? Well, we live in unconventional political times. Impeachment is about more than […]