I’m pretty sure that I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again: Following the news can get really boring and depressing sometimes. It’s Clinton’s a liar. Trump’s a racist. Both are in scandals over their charitable organizations. All I want is for November to arrive so we can have this damn election over and done.
Anyway, it’s Sunday which means that we have to do the links. Let’s kick things off with Liz Hurley and her Instagram.
The first campaign event featuring both candidates (albeit separately) happened last Wednesday. Both sides felt that host Matt Lauer was unfair to their candidate and soft on the other. However, both sides agreed that Lauer was terrible at his job and should stick to morning show puff pieces. Even his own network agrees. (CNN)
A lot of people are talking about Hilary Clinton’s email server but where did she learn this trick from? George W. Bush’s Secretary of State Colin Powell. Let’s see people try to make “but it’s different” stick. (Wall Street Journal)
Meanwhile, there’s a scandal brewing over political donations and how they may have impacted investigations into Trump University. You hear about emails but not this. Liberal media, indeed. (Share Blue)
There’s a theory gaining traction that WikiLeaks is working as a Russian agent which would fit with the theory that Donald Trump is backed by Vlad Putin and Russian interests. (New York Times)
And if you want a timeline of WikiLeaks going from supporting Russia to backing right off and helping their interests, Reddit user TheRootsCrew has a very detailed breakdown of Russia and WikiLeaks. (/r/WorldNews)
You’d think that Glenn Beck would back Donald Trump since he’s a conservative pundit. Instead, he’s concerned about a Trump presidency turning into a Trump dictatorship. (Western Journalism)
The Trump Campaign has been losing policy staffers because they haven’t been paid. Trump says that he’ll put America back to work but is he going to make sure they’re paid to work? (Vanity Fair)
The head of Russia’s anti-corruption agency has over $120 million in cash in his apartment. Putin has everything in order. What a great leader. (Russia Today)
Kim Jong-Un has banned sarcasm in North Korea because he’s worried that people only agree with him ironically. (The Independent)