Kevin Bustamante

The president’s use of Twitter presents benefits, dangers
Opinion

The president’s use of Twitter presents benefits, dangers

It is not unusual for a president to use a contemporary medium of communication to directly address the American public. Franklin D. Roosevelt had his “fireside chats”  to reassure and ease the fears of the American people throughout the Great Depression and World War II. John F. Kennedy was the first president to use live…

Political memes: the 21st century political cartoon
Opinion

Political memes: the 21st century political cartoon

If you logged on social media any time this past year, you probably could not avoid political memes – catchy images and text featuring President-elect Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton or the buddy moments of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Maybe you made one yourself using a meme generator, or grabbed a circulating…

Two Cents: Last words before the election
Election 2016, Opinion

Two Cents: Last words before the election

In Two Cents, our columnists offer brief takes on current issues. With the presidential election just days away, they give their final thoughts before most readers head to the polls. In this dumpster fire of an election, the choice is between bad and worse. For the right, a Clinton presidency signifies four years of gridlock,…

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