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Leid Stories – Election 2016: Wisconsin Primaries [Once Again] Exposes Dirty Party Politricks – 04.06.16

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the duopoly’s erstwhile “frontrunners” in yesterday’s Wisconsin primaries, both got trounced—Trump, by Ted Cruz, with 48.2-35.1 percent of the Republican vote; Clinton, by Bernie Sanders’ 56.6 percent of the Democratic vote to her 43.1 percent of the vote.

Experts and the media are busily dissecting the political upsets, attributing them to a wide range of factors, from personal appeal to campaign strategy and issues they championed. But there is little, if any, discussion about what the Wisconsin primaries really proved—that, once again, the system proved the process is rigged.

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Leid Stories – 03.03.16

Election 2016: The Duopoly’s Problems With Its Frontrunners

They are leading the pack of candidates vying for nomination by their parties to be standard bearers in the general election, but even as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are outpacing fellow contenders at the polls in primary elections, they also are carrying a lot of political baggage that not only weighs against them, but also could be too much for their parties to bear. Leid Stories discusses the downsides to Clinton’s and Trump’s upswings.