But these are distractions and side-plots to be dealt with later. What matters right now is whether Hillary is electable. In the face of the dire necessity of averting Trump's all-too-realistic portrayal of megalomaniac Richard III, Hillary is the only option.
Now that the dust has settled from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, officials from Cleveland and Philadelphia are falling over themselves to praise the police response to political protests.
Last week, we ran a software analysis on clarity of speech and word usage for Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention. Now, it's Hillary's turn.
Undergoing the RNC Convention I felt like I was witnessing an Orgy of the Reptilian Brain. Words that come to mind are the following: Venom; hatred; anger; denial (not a word spoken about the most important issue of our time, climate change or any other issue about a world other than the human world); anthropocentric narcissism and so on.
Two toddlers, oblivious to the politics, were pictured playing in a fountain.
"If that speech was any darker it would be shot by the police."
The tech-savvy (except Peter Thiel) have shown no love for the newly announced Republican candidate throughout the nominating process. I figured it was time to look at Trump's speech in the tech world's own lingo.
For the next four months, and perhaps the next four years, the Americans will be in a dance, not just with Donald Trump, but with the dark side of America's psyche.
Trump is saying their nasty little secret thoughts out loud and allowing them feel ok about it. More than ok. Emboldened.
Unless you're old enough to join AARP, you probably don't know that the Cleveland Browns used to be a great football franchise, just as the GOP used to be a dominant political party.