EDITOR’S NOTE: Aurora Sentinel reporter Quincy Snowdon traveled on an exchange visit organized by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) as part of a program funded by the U.S. State Department. He reported regularly during his adventure. ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN | There seems to be a myth lingering around Western thought that if a person from […]
There was no apology. There was no contrition. There was a strange, unprecedented trip deep into a place where the democratic project that we call America had never before entered. It was ugly. It was dispiriting. It was Donald Trump at his most raw — far more raw even than Trump’s bragging about assaulting women
And that would be the acrid smell of Donald Trump’s presidential aspirations as the remnants smolder in the glaring October sun. Burnt toast. Meanwhile, his fellow Republicans are now sniff-sniff-sniffing for smoke in fear that the political wildfire that engulfed Trump’s campaign this weekend will spread down-ticket to those who supported him and others who […]
The flap prompted better-paid heads at HQ to issue a statement that not every cop belongs to the Aurora Police Association union, and the union doesn’t speak for the department
The crazy claim that Hillary is just as bad or worse is like comparing a head cold to the Ebola Virus
Look, cursive isn’t just a way to put words down on paper or an electronic pad. It helps young people develop fine motor skills.
Once a year, as if it were magic, politicians, just the ones needing votes next month, are all over the newsroom
“Trump mocked a reporter’s physical handicap. Picked a fight with a Gold Star family. Insulted POWs. Suggested a Latino judge can’t be fair because of his heritage. Proposed banning Muslim immigration. Each of those comments show a stunning lack of human decency, empathy and respect. Taken together they reveal a candidate who doesn’t grasp our national ideals.” And those were the nicest things the Republic had to say about Trump.
I’ve been doing my darnedest to pursue some iPhone journalism while in Pakistan, the likes of which is riddled with off-center subjects, crooked horizons and thumb-covered lenses. I’m sorry
Now that we’re seven weeks out from Election Day, there is no longer any Option 2. If you doubt it, just check in, as I do far too often, with the Nate Silver prediction model, which today gives Trump a 41 percent chance of becoming president. That’s four chances in 10. For the math-impaired, that’s dangerously close to 50-50, a coin flip.