Klaus Marre

Jill Stein

Jill Stein Wins the Recount

Reading Time: 1 minute The first vote in Wisconsin hasn’t been counted yet, but the winner of the recount is already clear: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. There is hardly a scenario in which she doesn’t emerge victorious: –          If the recount is conducted and Donald Trump wins, which remains the most likely outcome, then Stein is the Read More

James Clapper

Good Riddance, James Clapper

Reading Time: 2 minutes Most Americans have no idea who James Clapper is, which is unfortunate on many levels. First of all, they should know who the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is. After all, the DNI heads the US intelligence apparatus and is a principal adviser to the president. Secondly, they should really know who this Director of Read More

Tim Kaine

Hilarious Error Proves a Point

Reading Time: 1 minute Journalists get a lot of emails from PR staffers pitching story ideas. More often than not, this is not earth-shattering material but rather a group that wants to get its name in the news or an individual trying to promote a book. Initially, that seemed to be the case on Thursday morning, when the American Read More

Donald Trump

The (Media) Empire Strikes Back

Reading Time: 2 minutes We at WhoWhatWhy have long predicted that the mainstream media would turn on Donald Trump – after they were done milking the attention he attracts for every ad dollar and page view. Still, even we did not think that they would do such a thorough job. According to an analysis of the network’s evening newscasts Read More

Donald Trump

Trump – an Army of One

Reading Time: 2 minutes Donald Trump likes to talk about the crowds at his rallies. He does this with good reason: Trump is drawing a lot more supporters to his events than anybody in this election cycle not named Bernie Sanders. The problem is that Trump’s campaign is pretty much a one-man show. Unfortunately for the GOP nominee, he Read More

Voter Suppression

Court Rejects Voter Suppression Effort in Three States

Reading Time: 1 minute Handing a victory to opponents of state-sponsored voter suppression efforts, a federal court ruled Monday that only the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) can make changes to federal voter registration forms. The ruling prevents Alabama, Georgia and Kansas from amending the form by adding a proof-of-citizenship requirement. Under the guise of fighting voter fraud, Kansas Secretary Read More

George P Bush

How Did a Low-ranking Texas State Official Score a Meeting with Netanyahu?

Reading Time: 1 minute The Texas Land Commissioner runs an office that “manages state lands, operates the Alamo, helps Texans recovering from natural disasters, helps fund Texas public education through the Permanent School Fund, provides benefits to Texas Veterans, and manages the vast Texas coast.” Therefore, it would seem very odd at first glance that the current land commissioner Read More

Liz Cheney

Rejoice! A Cheney Is Coming Back to Congress

Reading Time: 1 minute Lots of people believe that something is missing in Washington. Most of them think it’s bipartisanship, accountability and common sense. It can safely be assumed that the number of people who think that the nation’s capital is lacking another Cheney is much smaller. Unfortunately, while it seems unlikely that bipartisanship, accountability and common sense will Read More

Russian hacker

Washington Post Catches Up to WhoWhatWhy (Again)

Reading Time: 1 minute The Washington Post recently offered a truly frightening scenario: Russian hackers could try to manipulate the upcoming presidential election. Undoubtedly, readers of the Post were alarmed by this revelation…unless they were also readers of WhoWhatWhy. In that case they will have known about the possibility of Russia hacking the election for a year, which is Read More