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#LARRY DONNELLY

# larry-donnelly - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Larry Donnelly: I cannot forgive Trump for imploring his most radicalised followers to storm the Capitol
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Larry Donnelly: I cannot forgive Trump for imploring his most radicalised followers to storm the Capitol

Sun 8:30 AM 59,739 Views 85 Comments

Larry Donnelly reflects on the final days of President Donald Trump’s term.

# larry-donnelly - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Larry Donnelly: 'Trumpism' is alive and well no matter who wins the US presidency
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Trumpism' is alive and well no matter who wins the US presidency

Nov 5th 2020, 5:46 PM 19,830 Views 17 Comments

While evaluating why Trump remains so popular, one must examine what is on offer from his foes, writes Larry Donnelly.

# larry-donnelly - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Larry Donnelly: It’s definitely advantage Biden - but watch Pennsylvania
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: It’s definitely advantage Biden - but watch Pennsylvania

Nov 1st 2020, 7:30 AM 39,964 Views 44 Comments

Larry Donnelly’s rational self tells him that Joe Biden will win – but does lightning ever strike twice?

# larry-donnelly - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Larry Donnelly: American politics is in a bad state and the TV networks aren't helping
# US Elections
# US Elections

Larry Donnelly: American politics is in a bad state and the TV networks aren't helping

Aug 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 42,365 Views 54 Comments

Donnelly dismays at the polarised and simplistic discussion of politics in the US from all media sources, not just Fox News.

# larry-donnelly - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Trump is a mess but he can still win the election because of a weak Democratic party
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Trump is a mess but he can still win the election because of a weak Democratic party

Jun 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 24,823 Views 147 Comments

Larry Donnelly says the Democrats’ surrender to big donor money in the last 30 years has weakened its credibility.

# larry-donnelly - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Larry Donnelly: An erratic Trump now leads a US further divided by Covid-19
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: An erratic Trump now leads a US further divided by Covid-19

May 24th 2020, 7:30 AM 38,339 Views 78 Comments

Donnelly says voters this year will believe in Trump the straight-shooter or Trump the perpetually offended narcissist.

# larry-donnelly - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Larry Donnelly: Thanksgiving should be the American tradition that goes global, not Black Friday
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Thanksgiving should be the American tradition that goes global, not Black Friday

Nov 28th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,606 Views 34 Comments

A spirit of volunteerism – not consumerism – abounds in the US on Thanksgiving, writes Larry Donnelly.

# larry-donnelly - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Larry Donnelly: Biden, Sanders or Warren look set for nomination... why hasn't the Democratic primary been more competitive?
# LARRY DONNELLY
# LARRY DONNELLY

Larry Donnelly: Biden, Sanders or Warren look set for nomination... why hasn't the Democratic primary been more competitive?

Nov 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM 21,707 Views 69 Comments

Huge support for just three Democrat front runners in the race for nomination is unusual, writes Larry Donnelly.

# larry-donnelly - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Larry Donnelly: Removing Trump from office is still a remote possibility
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Removing Trump from office is still a remote possibility

Sep 26th 2019, 9:46 AM 12,581 Views 62 Comments

How one sees the state of play depends, as ever, on which side of the aisle he is on, writes Larry Donnelly.

# larry-donnelly - Friday 13 September, 2019

Larry Donnnelly: The third Democratic debate was a ho-hum night in Houston
# State Of The Race
# State Of The Race

Larry Donnnelly: The third Democratic debate was a ho-hum night in Houston

Sep 13th 2019, 1:57 PM 8,088 Views 74 Comments

It was a debate with few shocks and, when the dust settled, the three frontrunnners had solidified their positions, writes Larry Donnelly.

# larry-donnelly - Thursday 8 November, 2018

The polls get it right, and the problem with Pelosi: 6 thoughts on the US midterms
# Opinion
# Opinion

The polls get it right, and the problem with Pelosi: 6 thoughts on the US midterms

Nov 8th 2018, 9:22 PM 17,528 Views 31 Comments

Given the political realities, Nancy Pelosi must simultaneously do battle and business with President Trump, writes Larry Donnelly.

# larry-donnelly - Monday 20 February, 2017

The parallels between Irish and American controversies, in a wild week for politics
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# LARRY DONNELLY

The parallels between Irish and American controversies, in a wild week for politics

Feb 20th 2017, 7:58 PM 176 Views 20 Comments

Those who say they know what lies ahead – in either country – are either clairvoyant or just plain wrong, writes Larry Donnelly.

# larry-donnelly - Saturday 12 November, 2016

"I - and most pundits - got it wrong about Trump v Clinton"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"I - and most pundits - got it wrong about Trump v Clinton"

Nov 12th 2016, 7:30 PM 160 Views 105 Comments

Now that the first shock has abated, TheJournal.ie columnist Larry Donnelly ponders on a world post-Trump victory.

# larry-donnelly - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

How 'protest votes' for Gary Johnson and Jill Stein might have helped Trump
# Third Party Candidates
# Third Party Candidates

How 'protest votes' for Gary Johnson and Jill Stein might have helped Trump

Nov 9th 2016, 4:43 PM 13,682 Views 40 Comments

Larry Donnelly tells us why it’s “undemocratic” that the Republican and Democrat parties have a “mutually beneficial stranglehold” on US politics.

# larry-donnelly - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Opinion: 'I all but guaranteed a win for Hillary but then we had a political earthquake...'
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Opinion: 'I all but guaranteed a win for Hillary but then we had a political earthquake...'

Nov 5th 2016, 7:30 PM 100 Views 76 Comments

At this extremely late stage, there are a lot of unknowns, writes Larry Donnelly.

# larry-donnelly - Monday 10 October, 2016

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS

Oct 10th 2016, 12:38 PM 92 Views 120 Comments

Neither candidate is the person to lead America out of crisis, writes Larry Donnelly.

# larry-donnelly - Thursday 8 September, 2016

The US Electoral College: An Explanation and a Defence
# Opinion
# Opinion

The US Electoral College: An Explanation and a Defence

Sep 8th 2016, 8:00 PM 245 Views 23 Comments

Those outside the US tend to regard the Electoral College with a mixture of profound suspicion and incomprehension. In truth, it is easier to demystify than, for instance, the myriad nuances of Irish parliamentary elections, writes Larry Donnelly.

# larry-donnelly - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

President Trump? Here's how it could happen
# Opinion
# Opinion

President Trump? Here's how it could happen

May 18th 2016, 3:04 PM 148 Views 92 Comments

He’s been written off thus far, but he’s still around and could become President.

# larry-donnelly - Friday 27 September, 2013

Over two dozen academics urge No vote in Seanad referendum
# Academics Say No
# Academics Say No

Over two dozen academics urge No vote in Seanad referendum

Sep 27th 2013, 7:55 AM 7,468 Views 100 Comments

A total of 27 academics have put their name to a letter in the Irish Times today.

# larry-donnelly - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America

Jul 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 120 Views 82 Comments

It makes me feel guilty when we talk about race, and I suspect that’s how most white Americans feel, writes Larry Donnelly, who says there is still a way to go yet before racism no longer has a stronghold in America.

# larry-donnelly - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Column: Toeing the party line on issues of conscience isn’t right
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Toeing the party line on issues of conscience isn’t right

Nov 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 174 Views 46 Comments

Ireland’s rigid party whip system erodes true democracy – and this is never so evident as on the issue of abortion, writes Larry Donnelly.