Sunday Link-Off: Puppet

amy-adams-elleuk16-01We’re almost at the end of the 2016 US Presidential campaign. The world will be a better place when it’s done and we can all move on with our lives, assuming that there won’t be any legal challenges or civil wars. It’s sad that this is a legitimate possibility in an American election but here we are.

Anyway, it’s Sunday which means that we’re doing the links. Let’s kick off with Amy Adams.

Donald Trump has been talking about rigged elections so let’s talk about Congressional district gerrymandering and how that might mean four more years of the same. (Salon)

“Trump Won’t Inherit the Land, So He’s Sowing It with Salt” (Foreign Policy)

If you’ve been having trouble keeping track of all the women accusing The Donald of sexual improprieties, here’s a primer on 17 of them. (Vox)

Trump has been campaigning against free trade and immigration. That’s a massive change from three years ago when he wanted the exact opposite. (Business Insider)

Is Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, already trying to distance herself from the campaign and what Trump’s been saying during it? (Slate)

Not that you need to learn this but the internet can be a scary place when people disagree with you. High-profile people opposed to Trump have certainly been learning that first-hand. (Talking Points Memo)

Can we call Trump a 19%’er? The Trump Organization’s credit score was just revealed as being 19/100. (Fox Business)

We keep coming back to this but has Trump destroyed his own brand with his presidential campaign. (Salon)

The history between Donald Trump and Salma Hayek goes beyond a Trump Foundation purchased lunch at a charity fundraiser. He apparently tried asking her out but was turned down. Someone planted a different story in the National Enquirer. (BuzzFeed)


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