Hillary Clinton has a 12-point advance over Donald Trump and has accomplished 50% abutment nationally amid acceptable voters, a new ABC News tracking poll shows. The poll shows Clinton with 50% abutment to Trump s 38%, with 5% abetment Libertarian Gary Johnson and 2% acknowledging the Green Party s Jill Stein. The poll comes on the heels of the third presidential debate, which a post-debate /ORC breeze poll showed Clinton won. The ABC News survey s after-effects appearance Clinton with a 20-point advantage amid women, and a 3-point bend with men — a accumulation that has agee against Trump for best of the 2016 race. Clinton leads amid voters of all apprenticeship levels — but her 3-point advantage with those after academy degrees is abate than her 20-point advance amid voters with academy degrees. Trump s arch accumulation charcoal white, non-college accomplished voters, who aback him 55% to 36%. The after-effects assuming Clinton with a growing advance abundantly bout s Poll of Polls, which averages contempo civic surveys. That Poll of Polls shows Clinton advanced 48% to Trump s 39%. The ABC News poll was conducted October 20-22 and includes 874 acceptable voters. Its allowance of absurdity is additional or bare 3.5 allotment points.
Amy Zegart is Co-Director and Senior Fellow at Stanford University s Center for All-embracing Aegis and Cooperation and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. The opinions bidding in this annotation are hers. Abutting month, America will accept a new president. Best acceptable there will be no cyber hanging-chad moment, no massive aperture that calls into catechism acclamation after-effects or acceptance in the autonomous process. But it would be a aberration to breathe a aggregate blow of abatement on November 9th and achieve the crisis is past. The crisis is aloof beginning. The 2016 acclamation is a admonishing of darker hacks to come.Director of National Intelligence James Clapper afresh appear what abounding cyber experts had continued suspected: High-level Russian admiral accustomed hacks of the Autonomous National Committee and added campaign-related sites. This is the aboriginal time a adopted ability has amid itself anon into an American presidential election. Russian Admiral Vladimir Putin wasn t aloof acid our calendar systems. He was acid our political acknowledgment to see how far he could go to sow disbelief in the best important cornerstone of any democracy: chargeless and fair elections. Our acknowledgment has not helped.FBI Director James Comey has approved to assure Americans that our decentralized voting arrangement is aloof too clunky for one massive aperture to affect the outcome. But sometimes baby changes can accept big effects. Lyndon Johnson s 1948 Senate achievement hinged on a distinct coarse belt area he was accepted with asleep voters. The 2000 presidential acclamation was absitively by aloof 537 votes in Florida. In a bound race, cyber bad actors don t charge to agitate everything. They aloof charge to hit a few counties in Pennsylvania or Florida, two big battlefield states that use cyberbanking voting but in some precincts do not use absolute cardboard analysis trails to affirm results.Pennsylvania and Florida are not alone. Thirteen added states abridgement cardboard analysis trails in either all or some voting locations. Alike back a chase isn t tight, abominable actors do not absolutely accept to bandy an acclamation to succeed: Simply casting agnosticism on the angary of the activity in these states could be enough.Others apostle calling acclamation hacking acts of war to avert the Russians. This feels acceptable and sounds tough. But aegis 101 teaches that if you alarm article an act of war, you d bigger be accommodating to go to war if it happens.Declaring an activity unacceptable and again accepting it alone weakens US believability everywhere, on every issue. There s a acumen the Pentagon has been accurate to abstain this language: It s cryptic how cyber accretion ability assignment or area it could lead. Abounding cyber weapons accept a use it and lose it quality. Once they are in the wild, they can be about-face engineered and possibly acclimated adjoin us.Crossing from the cyber to accurate worlds is alike added uncertain. What happens if we accede to acclamation hacks of war with aggressive strikes? What will the antagonist do next? Going up the accretion ladder is a black and alarming business with sobering possibilities: Would we absolutely barrage nuclear strikes over vote counts in Beaver County, Pennsylvania?Instead of aegis by punishment, the US should apparatus a activity of aegis by denial. The ambition is to abjure adversaries the outcomes they seek — in this case, by apprehension cyber acclamation hacks bush to our autonomous process. The activity starts by architecture bigger defenses, including legislating minimum cyber aegis standards for party, PAC, and campaign-related websites for presidential elections. That would accommodate cardboard analysis trails in every state, starting with ample battlegrounds, so that our acclamation activity can be airy alike if attacked.Building animation additionally requires alteration minds, not aloof systems. Accessible apprenticeship is essential. Approaching cyber attacks could adapt the candor of abstracts so the accuracy will be adamantine to know. Today, back a aperture occurs, we accept the advice appear charge be true. In the future, we charge to accept that annihilation leaked could be false, advised to deceive and manipulate. Because increasingly, it will.Finally, the US government needs to alpha advertence election-related breaches as bound as accessible unless there is a acute intelligence acumen not to. For months, the Russian government s acclamation hacking was the worst-kept abstruse in Washington; anybody knew it, but the White House banned to accede it. This sends all the amiss signals, emboldening bad actors to do added tomorrow than they did today.Fast allegation would advice authorize all-embracing norms that acclamation hacks are alfresco the bound of affable society; move acclamation intrusions from the branch of abstruse intelligence operations that are rarely discussed to adept calendar items that can be about and consistently discussed; and abatement accessible all-overs by authoritative a ambiguous blackmail added concrete.It is one affair to say, Someone is burglarizing your adjacency but we re not abiding who, and absolutely addition to say, The bad guy burglary in your adjacency is Vladimir Putin. Here s his picture. Here s what you can do to assure yourself. The ultimate aim of acclamation hacking is to change how we anticipate about ourselves and our government. If we do not booty concerted activity now, the 2016 acclamation will be remembered as the admonishing cipher heeded.
Washington In her starring role in Robin Thicke s newest distinct Back Together, rapper Nicki Minaj name drops Hillary Clinton: Used to alarm me Hillary account I ride em, which is a comedy off of Hillary Clinton s beginning name, Rodham. The video for Back Together was appear Thursday and while tweeting about the release, Minaj accent the Clinton lyric. A fan on Instagram acclaimed that they accept apparent this comedy on words in advertence to Clinton done before: That s so bruised Lil Wayne did that band so connected ago, one commented, referencing Lil Wayne s 2008 hit Lollipop. While addition fan tweeted, this ballad is up there with some of your best, it s amazing. For hip-hop fans, a Clinton advertence is not account because the above Aboriginal Lady has been mentioned in rap lyrics for decades.The Democratic frontrunner would tie Ronald Reagan for oldest admiral on Inauguration Day if adopted and a hip-hop addition ability be aloof what she needs aback it comes to affiliated with a assorted accumulation of adolescent voters.Clinton has began cutting up a bulk of endorsements from rappers and hip-hop artists aback 2012 and the Clinton attack is not absolution them go unnoticed.About a ages afterwards she appear her presidential bid, Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, acclaimed Clinton s growing cardinal of hip-hop endorsements and said Thank you Hillary Clinton for accepting accustomed for admiral by several rappers, nicknaming her Ghostface Hillah, afterwards the Wu-Tan Clan s Ghostface Killah.Clinton responded with a Tweet: Thanks, @jimmyfallonâ€”but we absolutely adopt this, announcement the logo RUN HRC in red, white and blue, which is a comedy off of the logo of the archetypal 80s-90s hip hop accumulation RUNâ€”D.M.C.The Clinton attack additionally boasted about an endorsement from Queen Bey, herself, by not-so-subtly pointing out that Clinton has BeyoncÃ© s support.And on the night of the aboriginal Republican debate, Clinton acquaint a selfie with rapper and hip-hop mogul Kanye West and his absoluteness brilliant wife Kim Kardashian, with the explanation new friends. Can Clinton banknote in on her hip-hop addition at the polls? A celebrity endorsement is not activity to actuate you to vote for a being but a celebrity endorsement will accomplish it so that it s air-conditioned to acquaint bodies you re voting for somebody, Sam Popkin, a political science assistant who specializes in aborigine behavior, told . They accomplish it air-conditioned to be for Hillary Clinton and not article to accumulate to yourself. While earlier Americans who accept followed Clinton for decades ability accept already fabricated up their minds about her, abounding millennials are still accepting to apperceive her â€” some for the aboriginal time. And they are the ones whose impressions of Clinton can be added finer shaped by these endorsements, Popkin says. The BeyoncÃ© endorsement is a big deal because it enables Clinton to anatomy a absolute identity in the apple of BeyoncÃ© and Jay-Z, he argued. That s what Clinton never did in 2008. During the 2008 election, as hip-hop artists backed Obama, Atlanta rapper and amateur Ludacris bent calefaction for his lyrics slamming Clinton: Hillary hated on you, so that b—- is irrelevant. The song was alleged Politics: Obama is Here, and it drew accusation from the Obama campaign. At a 2008 Jefferson Jackson banquet afore the Iowa caucuses, for instance, Clinton showed up with the allegorical producer, artist and philanthropist Quincy Jones. Meanwhile, Obama showed up with Grammy award-winning R&B brilliant John Legend, who has a adolescent following.This time around, Clinton has already affiliated herself to Legend by including his hit Wake Up Everybody, featuring The Roots, Accepted and Melanie Fiona, in her campaign s official 2016 Spotify playlist. While these pop ability attempts to affix with adolescent voters can accumulate absorption for the campaign, she has assignment to do area it comes to adolescent and affianced political activists.Clinton and her adolescent Democratic candidates accept larboard the civilian rights activists associated with the #BlackLivesMatter movement about aloof and unsatisfied.The attack afresh kept protesters out of a Clinton event, arguing it was at capacity. Clinton afterwards met with protesters for 15 minutes.Related: Clinton meets with protesters barred from her eventIn a column blue-blooded Why Hillary Clinton s RUN HRC isn t okay in Blavity: The Voice of Atramentous Millennials, Victoria Massie writes: We are not aloof bluster to be exchanged … If Clinton wants to activate aboveboard allure us for added than celebrity support, she charge be accommodating to adulation us and our issues as abundant as she loves our agreeable legacies. She cannot coffer on us accepting her aback if she does not accept ours. In the accomplished few months Clinton has invoked black lives matter at attack events, alleged for badge anatomy cameras, alleged out GOP candidates on voting rights and formed out a plan to accomplish academy added affordable. Democratic architect Jamal Simmons, who served as an adviser to P Diddy during the rappers 2004 Vote or Die campaign, said that while Clinton s hip-hop endorsements could generate absorption and enthusiasm for her run, whether bodies like her behavior will be what drives voters to the polls.The Bill Clinton boostSome of the absolute references to Clinton are ones in which she is angry to her husband, who was abundantly accepted in abounding atramentous communities in the 1990s. Afterward Bill Clinton s 1998 impeachment, biographer Toni Morrison wrote that Clinton was abject because of his Blackness, absorption the able affiliation that the above Admiral aggregate with African Americans.Morrison abundantly referred to Clinton as America s first atramentous president. The byword was adopted by some Clinton supporters but was additionally advised abhorrent by others. Clinton displays about every adumbration of blackness: single-parent household, built-in poor, working-class, saxophone-playing, McDonald s-and-junk-food-loving boy from Arkansas, Morrison wrote.But during the 2008 primary aback atramentous Americans actually had the adventitious to accept America s aboriginal atramentous president, a almanac cardinal of atramentous voters threw their abutment abaft Obama. And whether this key basic of the Obama affiliation will go to bat for Clinton at the acclamation this time about is yet to be seen.The ability brace boostThe advertence to Bill and Hillary Clinton s accord in Thicke and Minaj s Back Together is allotment of a beyond trend.While Clinton s acceptance throughout her career has fluctuated, absolute references to the Clintons as a assemblage connected in lyrics, alike afterwards her primary action adjoin Obama.In Yo Gotti s 2012 clue We Can Get it On, , the Memphis rapper links the Clintons to celebrity couples, abundantly acclaimed and admired in the atramentous community: We like Tiny and Tip, maybe Puffy and Kim, Michelle and Obama, maybe Jada and Will we like Hova and B, maybe Hillary, Bill, we can be who eva we wanna shawty connected as we real, referencing rapper T.I and Tiny, P. Diddy and Kim Porter, the Obamas, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith and of course, Beyonce and Jay-Z.References like that are common.Even afterwards acknowledging Obama in 2008 Ludacris fabricated a advertence to Clinton in Let s Break Together, a clue that additionally links the brace to the Smiths: Let s break calm … If Will and Jada can do it, afresh why can t we? Hillary is still with Bill Clinton, how did they do it? And in Juvenile s 2009 clue Make U Feel Alright featuring Kango Slim, the Clintons are yet afresh affiliated to the Smiths: Got chu feelin me the way that Jada feelin Will and Hillary feelin Bill. The ability boostAs Clinton affable into her own political career, artists additionally rap about her cachet as a able woman. And she is generally referred to as Hillary Rodham, after the Clinton, in advance like Nelly s Grillz, Lil Wayne s Lollipop and Jay Z s Nymp. In Adolescent Jeezy s White Girl, the Atlanta rapper who accustomed Clinton for admiral in 2016, raps Hilary Clinton, she my best acquaintance (Tell Em)/ Alike co-signed for that new white Benz. And in the remixed adaptation of Kendrick Lamar s B—- Don t Kill My Vibe, Jay-Z abundantly raps: Sittin abutting to Hillary smelling like dank, presidential pardon, active belief about whether the rapper was aerial at the White House.Meanwhile some hip-hop artists like The Game bidding skepticism. In Letter to the King, featuring iconic rapper Nas, the Los Angeles rapper questions her adherence to the atramentous community: If Dr. King marched today would Bill Gates march? I apperceive Obama would but would Hillary booty part? And in Ice Cube s Stand Tall, the above affiliate of N.W.A. raps: Never put your assurance in Hillary Rodham, account I can acquaint you now it s gon about-face out rotten. READ: Will atramentous voters accord Hillary Clinton a additional chance? Popkin says that best bodies don t vote for a applicant alone because of what celebrities say, but how Clinton is beheld by legends of the ability will draw absorption to her and that is the amount of her hip-hop boost.For a applicant who absent both the adolescence vote and the African American vote in the 08 primary, declining to affix with and animate these two key constituencies of the Obama coalition, could prove to be adverse at the polls. s Daniella Diaz contributed to this report.
Cyberattack on Twitter, Netflix, and added may accept appear from webcams The hazard of accepting so abounding domiciliary accessories affiliated to the internet is alike added accessible afterwards Friday s cyberattack. A Chinese close that makes apparatus for surveillance video cameras now admits their technology was used, in part, to backpack out the aberrant strike. XiongMai Technologies accustomed that a allotment of malware accepted as Mirai that s overextension about the internet targets vulnerabilities in their products. Mirai is a huge adversity for the Internet of Things, XiongMai adumbrative Cooper Wang told in an email. [We] accept to accept that our articles additionally suffered from hackers break-in and actionable use. Related: Massive cyberattack angry accustomed accessories into weapons It appears hundreds of bags of internet-connected devices, such as aegis cameras and DVRs, were acclimated afterwards their owners ability to advice advantage Friday s attack, according to aegis close Flashpoint. XiongMai accustomed that the weaknesses in their articles were articular aftermost year and hackers abide to accomplishment them. Users were clumsy to change the absence countersign on their devices, which accustomed hackers to install malware and accroach them for the DDoS attack. Related: Cyberattack complex millions of IP addresses XiongMai says apparatus fabricated afterwards September 2015 no best accept this susceptibility and users should amend the firmware of articles awash afore that date. It s arresting that around an absolute company s artefact band has aloof been angry into a botnet that is now advancing the United States, Flashpoint s Director of Aegis Allison Nixon told aegis researcher Brian Krebs. The adulterated accessories helped deluge New Hampshire based Dyn with adulterine online requests and in acknowledgment adjourned above platforms like Netflix, Spotify and Reddit during three after-effects Friday. Dyn s basement is allotment of the courage of the internet, alive as a agent to accomplish abiding you get to websites you appetite back you blazon in the URLs. (London) First appear October 23, 2016: 11:39 AM ET
Rescuers pulled 5,700 migrants and refugees to assurance during dozens of operations Friday and Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian bank bouncer said.But 14 bodies were recovered in a amount of two days, the bank bouncer said.On Saturday alone, 2,400 migrants were rescued in the axial Mediterranean in added than 20 operations involving ships from nongovernmental organizations and the Irish Navy, according to the Italian bank guard.Video from the arena shows the migrants actuality pulled to assurance from elastic boats and added baby vessels. On Friday, 3,300 migrants and refugees were rescued off the bank of Libya in 24 operations, the Italian bank bouncer said.That operation was a accommodating accomplishment by the bank guard, the European Union Naval Force and nongovernmental organizations, the bank bouncer said via Twitter.Libya is a accepted jumping-off point for migrants gluttonous to ability Europe from North Africa via what is accepted as the Axial Mediterranean route. Smuggling networks are absolute there, and the abridgement of an able axial government makes the job of traffickers easier. These crossings are annihilation but fatal But the bridge can be treacherous, with too abounding migrants — some beat war or persecution, others gluttonous a bigger activity — awash into what are generally almost seaworthy boats.According to the EU bound bureau Frontex, the cardinal of migrants bridge the Axial Mediterranean fell to about 12,700 in September, bottomward 40% from the antecedent ages due to poor acclimate conditions, but the all-embracing trend for the aboriginal nine months of 2016 is in band with 2015.Most of them were rescued off Libya, the bureau said in a annual Friday. Between January and September, 127,600 migrants headed to Italy via the Axial Mediterranean route, the bureau said.Nationals from Nigeria and Guinea accounted for the better allotment of those in September, Frontex said.Doctors Without Borders, or Medecins Sans Frontieres, is amid those complex in accomplishment operations off Libya.Its ship, the Argos, best up 802 bodies Thursday from six elastic boats and one baby board boat.Doctors Without Borders additionally responded to a pre-dawn accomplishment Saturday morning, anecdotic it as awful. On its official Twitter account, it said an unknown cardinal of bodies drowned. The alignment has alleged for European nations to accommodate safe and acknowledged channels for bodies gluttonous asylum, so they do not accept to accident their lives aggravating to ability European shores. s Simon Cullen and Julia Jones contributed to this report.
Washington Admiral Barack Obama is demography an aberrant footfall into down-ballot contest in the final two weeks afore the 2016 election. The approachable Democratic admiral is set to endorse 150 accompaniment aldermanic candidates — allotment of an accomplishment to cast Republican-controlled accompaniment legislatures beyond the country advanced of the 2020 redistricting battle. The endorsements will appear in the anatomy of TV and radio ads, mailers, recorded calls and statements. Obama s affairs were aboriginal appear by Politico and accepted to by Democratic officials. His down-ballot captivation comes as both the admiral and aboriginal adult Michelle Obama accept taken on high-profile roles as surrogates for Hillary Clinton. Obama s backward endorsements could advice Democrats appropriate on what they achievement will be a beachcomber fueled by action to Donald Trump that could disengage some of the losses in Congress and at the accompaniment aldermanic akin that accept occurred beneath Obama. Already, Obama has cut TV ads for bristles Senate Democratic candidates: Patrick Murphy of Florida, Kamala Harris of California, Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, Deborah Ross of North Carolina and Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania. He additionally appears in a TV atom for Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and House contenders Bryan Caforio in California, Charlie Crist in Florida, Brad Schneider in Illinois, Terri Bonoff in Minnesota and Colleen Deacon in New York. Obama has done several radio ads, as well. That account so far includes four Senate hopefuls: Ross, McGinty, Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire and Catherine Cortez Masto in Nevada. It additionally includes gubernatorial candidates Sue Minter of Vermont and Roy Cooper of North Carolina. And House Democratic contenders Tom O Halleran of Arizona, Rep. Cheri Bustos of Illinois, Jacky Rosen of Nevada, Rep. John Yarmuth of Kentucky and Ruben Kihuen of Nevada additionally got radio ads.
AT&T buys Time Warner for $85 billion Afterwards 18 months of affairs up bequest Internet companies and startups, Verizon appropriate that the arcade bacchanalia ability be over for now. We accept we accept the appropriate assets, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo said on an balance alarm Thursday morning, back asked about its accretion strategy. There is annihilation ample out there that we charge to be acknowledged at this point in time. The account sounds impressive: Verizon (VZ , Tech30) has committed added than $9 billion to buy AOL and Yahoo (YHOO , Tech30) . It has additionally snatched up businesses in the buzzy Internet of Things and affiliated cars markets. But aloof hours afterwards the alarm concluded Thursday, it was appear that Verizon s battling AT&T (T , Tech30) was alive on a accord that would instantly dwarf all those investments. Related: Why AT&T wants Time Warner On Saturday, AT&T appear an acceding to buy Time Warner, ancestor aggregation of , TNT, HBO and Warner Bros., for $85 billion. With debt included, the accord totaled $109 billion. AT&T s massive acquirement highlights a bright aberration in the adaptation strategies of the two telecom companies: AT&T is now accommodating to bet aggregate to check itself. Verizon is added adequate demography babyish steps. What Verizon is accomplishing is actual small. In the admirable arrangement of things, Yahoo and AOL are minuscule, says Craig Moffett, an industry analyst with MoffettNathanson. Both Verizon and AT&T are responding to agnate tailwinds in the wireless industry: Everyone already has a smartphone and absolute abstracts affairs are already afresh acceptable the norm, attached sales growth. The wireless business is saturated and is now a shrinking business for both Verizon and AT&T, said Moffett. Most of the blow of what they own is additionally shrinking. As a result, the telecoms are attractive for advance elsewhere. Verizon invested in AOL and Yahoo with the ambition of architecture a billion-user media business that could battling Facebook (FB , Tech30) and Google (GOOG ) for announcement sales online and on smartphones. AT&T, on the added hand, is action on a TV and cine assertive that will about anon addition its acquirement already the accretion is completed. In short, analysts say, Verizon is aggravating to body on top of its crumbling wireless business while AT&T is aggravating to aggressively alter abroad from it. Even if Verizon capital a Time Warner of its own, it could be bedridden by several factors, according to Walt Piecyk, an analyst with BTIG. Verizon is saddled with a abundant debt amount from affairs out Vodafone in 2014. Its CFO is about to retire. And there may not be addition media asset for auction commensurable to Time Warner (TWX ) . Verizon may not be absorbed in this access anyway. Verizon appears to accept in their accepted strategy, Piecyk says. Related: AT&T, Time Warner accord faces boxy authoritative action The board is out on which access will assignment best. AT&T will about absolutely face amazing authoritative analysis to get the Time Warner accord done. Donald Trump has already apprenticed to block the accord if he is adopted president. And of course, there s the albatross in the room: the aftermost time a three-letter aggregation starting with A bought Time Warner, it didn t go so well. On the added hand, it s cryptic how abundant Verizon can accretion by actuality a abroad third in the online announcement bazaar to Facebook and Google. Worse still, Verizon is aggravating to amount out what to do with Yahoo in the deathwatch of a massive aegis breach. Yahoo was declared to accompany Verizon into the billion-user club; instead it s been the antecedent of a billion headaches. Even baby bets can be risky. (New York) First appear October 23, 2016: 1:04 PM ET
Julian Zelizer is a assistant of history and accessible diplomacy at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the columnist of Jimmy Carter and The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Abundant Society. The opinions bidding in this annotation are his own. Everyone has been abrading their active aggravating to accomplish faculty of Donald Trump s accent at Gettysburg on Saturday. As has been the case so abounding times before, the accident seemed like a actor contradictions. Trump went to one of the best acclaimed battlefields of the Civilian War, a attribute to abounding Americans of a moment of abundant administering as President Abraham Lincoln fought to alleviate the nation. People watched to see if Trump would answer those themes. But it seems he didn t see Gettysburg the aforementioned way. For him, Gettysburg appeared to be a attribute of a aggressive leader, and of the Civilian War itself. Indeed, this abstraction of a nation disconnected has been the affection of Trump s attack aback he appear his candidacy, accompanying with promises that he would stop the rapists and murderers who were advancing beyond our borders.Beneath all the bluff and bombast, Trump is alms Americans addition who will action and who will accumulate on angry behindhand of what his opponents bandy at him or what the experts say he should do. In fact, Trump has been active a attack that promised to accomplish what Obama administering authority David Axelrod, wrote in The New York Times aback in January. Open-seat presidential elections are shaped by perceptions of the appearance and personality of the approachable incumbent, Axelrod noted. Voters rarely seek the replica of what they have. They about consistently seek the remedy, the applicant who has the claimed qualities the accessible finds defective in the administration executive. Obama was calm, restrained, and cerebral; Trump is combative, atomic and passionate. And this has been the affair of the absolute final ages of the campaign. Trump has lashed out adjoin a Crooked Hillary, able his supporters that he is angry to anticipate a bent from demography over the American presidency. He has warned of a chic arrangement in which the media and political enactment are alive calm to anticipate him from acceptable and skew the after-effects adjoin the being who will bottle the cachet quo. Trump has alike attacked the women who accept accused him of animal advance and harassment, admonishing that he will booty them bottomward as well. Trump appears to be aggravating to present himself as the Lincoln for today s voters, suggesting he is angry their civilian war. And for all the Americans who feel larboard abaft in a association that insists on a assertive affectionate of amusing and cultural pluralism, Trump absolutely is angry their war. He has promised to body walls and adios any rules and regulations that prohibit him from speaking his mind. He has warned working- and common Americans that they are accident their jobs and that the country is accident its industry to aphotic global forces affiliated to both political parties. There are abounding Trump supporters who don t subscribe to these views, but this has been an cardinal affair of his attack from the start.This is apparently why Trump chose Gettysburg to lay out the closing altercation of his attack — not with a appearance to healing the alienated atmosphere that has emerged, but to abide the fight.The botheration is that for added and added Americans, Trump sounds added like Robert E. Lee than Abraham Lincoln. While the 2016 electorate acutely is acceptant to addition who will booty on the cachet quo, there has been actual austere pushback adjoin a applicant who has been carefully associated during this attack with dangerous, reactionary and agitator elements. Too abounding times, Trump has acclimated sexist and nativist address back speaking afore the cameras. Too generally he has invoked (perhaps unintentionally, but we artlessly don t know) address that is usually associated with anti-Semitic political discourse. Too often, Trump has resisted disassociating himself and his supporters from the alleged Alt-Right, which has been abnormally agog about his candidacy. So back Trump stepped in advanced of the microphones at Gettysburg, abundant of the media got the advised apologue of the moment all wrong. The agitation for Trump, and his campaign, is that he is not absolutely seeing how this absolute bulletin is arena with the broader public. With one new ABC poll assuming that Clinton has a beauteous 12-point lead, and with best acclamation acknowledging that Trump accident in a ample cardinal of battlefield states while axis commonly red states like Arizona into aggressive territory, it is adamantine to see this as a acceptable political strategy. All this raises several important and accompanying questions about America s future: If Trump loses, how able are the armament aural the GOP that propelled him this far? Would a accident arresting to the nation, and accurately to Republicans, that his issues are not the ones that a majority of Americans appetite anyone to action for? Or is it accessible that addition with a little added brightness and a little added abstemiousness can booty this action all the way to the White House in the advancing years?