Tagged with Trump Administration

Sean Spicer: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Sean Spicer: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

By Zachary Blevins White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has held the Brady Press Briefing Room ever since President Trump took office on Saturday. The 30th Press Secretary, Spicer will be one of the most publicly known individuals in the Trump administration, apart from Trump himself of course, due to the nature of his work. … Continue reading

Expect the Unexpected

Expect the Unexpected

By Sarah Schroeder On Friday our group will attend the inauguration ceremonies of the 45th President of the United States. As you all know, this election season was very different from what we are used to. Unexpected candidates, unpredictable campaign events and debates, and a seemingly consistent stream of scandals and gaffes made for a campaign … Continue reading

The Issue with Draining the Swamp

The Issue with Draining the Swamp

By Zachary Blevins Build the wall. Lock her up. Make America Great Again. These phrases are hallmark of President-elect Trump’s election. With so much frenzy around the Trump campaign, these phrases, in my opinion, didn’t receive the complete analysis they deserved. So, I’d like to break one of these down: Drain the Swamp Washington DC … Continue reading

Godwin’s Law

Godwin’s Law

By Harrison Yu Godwin’s law, according to Wikipedia, states that, “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Hitler approaches 1.”  So, the more popular a political figure becomes, the more likely that someone will compare said person to Hitler. Both the current president and president-elect have been compared to the fascist leader … Continue reading

More Than Special

More Than Special

By Riley Fink Our visit to the Special Olympics was certainly an enlightening experience. We met with Bryan Klopack, a Drake alum (of course), who joined us in a board room lined with photos and trophies. Among the framed pictures was one of President Kennedy meeting with the first documented person in the White House … Continue reading