Tag: Age

Donald Trump Questions Hillary Clinton’s ‘Mental And Physical Stamina’

Elise Foley, Huffington Post – August 15, 2016

A group of conspiracy-minded conservatives have been increasingly pushing the theory that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is hiding a serious physical or mental ailment from the American people. They have an ally in Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who took a jab at Clinton’s “mental and physical stamina” during a speech on Monday.

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New Polls Show Why Sanders’s Strength May Be a Mirage — and Trump’s May Not

Philip Bump, The Washington Post – January 28, 2016

Sanders does much better among men than women than Hillary Clinton does, although in all three states women turned out more than men in 2008. He does much better with younger voters than with very old voters.

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Hillary Clinton Takes on the Questions About Her Endurance

Abby Phillip, The Washington Post – January 23, 2016

“Oh my. Well, they say nearly anything about me. I gotta tell you,” Clinton said. “There are several themes they keep beating the drums on.” “I’ll match my endurance against anybody,” she added. The answer elicited cheers and whistles, some from women who stood on their feet to applaud Clinton.

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Deep Within our Brains, We Judge Candidates Based on Their Voices

Anthony Man, Sun Sentinel – January 10, 2016

When voters tune into debates, watch candidates’ sound bites on TV and evaluate their election choices in coming months, many are convinced they’re making rational, fact-based decisions. Scientific research suggests that’s not the case. Our subconscious could have a much greater impact on our voting choices than people realize.

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Behind Trump’s Strong New Push to Attack Clinton as ‘Weak’

Anne Gearan and Abby Phillip, The Washington Post – January 1, 2016

The attacks — often coded, always personal — seem to be aimed at raising questions in voters’ minds about a factor that has long been whispered in some GOP circles: how Clinton’s age could affect her ability to serve. The regularity of Trump’s attacks on Clinton’s alleged physical weakness suggest that the magnate thinks he has touched on a legitimate campaign failing.

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Donald Trump Made This Sexist Remark About Hillary Clinton On Barbara Walters’ ’10 Most Fascinating People’

Claire Elizabeth Felter, Bustle – December 17, 2015

In response to Walters asking the presidential hopeful to elaborate on whether he had said Clinton “has no energy,” Trump was quite willing to give more than a “yes.” “She doesn’t have the strength or the stamina,” Trump told Walters.

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Clinton Laughs Off Trump’s Claims That She Lacks ‘Stamina’

Matthew Claiborne, ABC News – December 6, 2015

Before listening to the clips of Trump’s comments, Clinton sat back and chuckled, “Oh, dear. A new one, huh?” “She’ll do a couple of minutes in Iowa, meaning a short period of time. And then she goes home,” Trump said Saturday at a campaign rally in Davenport, Iowa. “You don’t see her for five or six days. She goes home, goes to sleep. I’m telling you. She doesn’t have the strength. She doesn’t have the stamina.” Clinton watched the clip and laughed along with the crowd at Trump’s rally. When the clip concluded, Clinton responded, “Who can agree with anything he says that is, you know, subject to one second of fact checking?”

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