Yes, sorry, we’re talking US politics again. When one of the candidates is a walking controversy machine, it makes it very easy to come up with links. At some point, something noteworthy might happen in the world that breaks through the noise but we’re stuck with Trump for a while now.
Anyway, it’s Wednesday so that means we’re doing the links. Let’s kick things off with Aimee Teegarden.
Argue as he might, the polls aren’t skewed and Donald Trump is actually losing to Hilary Clinton in the polls. (FiveThirtyEight)
Not helping Trump is that fact that he claims that Clinton is owned by Wall Street while proposing reform to specifically benefit Wall Street. (Think Progress)
And yesterday, he said that “second amendment people” could stop Hilary. He claims it’s about their ability to band together but it sure sounded like a call to arms. (The Guardian)
In news that impacts no one, the Harvard Republican Club won’t endorse the Republican Presidential candidate for the first time since the 1800s. Wouldn’t that just play to his supposed message of being a “blue-collar billionaire?” (Washington Post)
The Own The Podium program has increased Canadian Olympic medal counts but is the program not in keeping with the Olympic spirit? (The Walrus)
The biggest story in Canada right now is Justin Trudeau being shirtless on a beach. I’d be more concerned if he wasn’t. (CBC News)
A fun little find from Reddit: Bell has a one star rating on Consumer Affairs. (Consumer Affairs)
From 12 years ago, NBC’s Mary Carillo tries to fill time by talking about badminton in the backyard.