Denis Campbell: It was a brilliant political strategy. The Tories (like US Republicans) know FEAR of extremism of any kind, in relatively good economic times, can be a powerful motivator. Find the right mantra, ride it to victory.
Denis G. Campbell is co-host of The Three Muckrakers, a global political podcast (found under UK Progressive podcasts on iTunes and Podcast Nation). Weekly he joins former BBC anchor Phil Parry and Falmouth University’s Dr. Dario Llinares discussing the week’s political scene in the UK, USA and around the globe. He is the founder and editor of UK Progressive Magazine and a frequent Americas, political, business and Middle East commentator for: BBC, itv, CNN International, PBS, msnbc, China Radio International, HKTV (Hong Kong), ETV (India), NOS (Netherlands) and Al Jazeera English.
Denis is the author of eight books including the soon to be released Letters from Teabagistan- The 2016 Clown Car Republican Primary Field. Others include: Egypt Unshackled - a look at the social media timeline of the 18-days leading up to the fall of Hosni Mubarak, Billionaire Boys Election Freak Show about the 2012 election and his latest, Show Me You Care on the decline of global service. All are available in paperback and amazon’s Kindle store worldwide.
He just completed his 26th season as a FIBA basketball referee, covering semi-final and Championship games in last weekend’s Wales Final Four weekend in Cardiff.
Treva Brandon Scharf: Confident people don’t bash themselves; they don’t let negative thinking and self-loathing screw up a good workout or undermine their progress.
Edward Wasserman: The larger question, to me, was less why she did what she did, but why everybody seemed to care so much, and why her case provoked so much anger.
Joe Mathews: But with immigration flatlining and the climate drying up, it may soon be.