Hillary Clinton

By all conventional standards, Clinton won her first debate

America has never been as politically polarised, and even the small proportion of voters who are genuinely undecided feel they have a choice merely between the lesser of two evils – between two of the most unpopular major party candidates ever

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Trump and Clinton are as absurd as each other on the issue of Isis

'We have to knock the hell out of Isis – and we have to do it fast,' Trump told the world. Well, sure, but haven’t we all been knocking the hell out of Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Syria, even Lebanon, and achieving the constant rebirth of ever more vicious warriors, of which Isis may soon generate another, even worse progeny?