While the US election has often provided plenty of fodder for stand up comics (think Tina Fey’s brilliant Sarah Palin impersonation), it has rarely been as farcical as this one. With the election day fast approaching and today’s polls suggesting Trump is is closing the gap on Hillary, though, it is fast becoming decidedly less funny.
That Donald Trump is so close to getting his hands on nuclear launch codes is terrifying to most of the world, but despite constant threats, lies and outlandish claims he is still polling at over 40% of the vote. Hilary Clinton, on the other hand, is the second most unpopular presidential nominee in history – after Mr Trump. Who will win this unpopularity contest, and what will that mean for the rest of the world, including Australia. By popular demand, Former Australian Senator and political insider, Mr Stephen Loosley AM returns to give us further insight into this extraordinary race to the White House.
Having been an Australian Senator and Chairman of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Strategic Counsel with Minter Ellison Lawyers, and now Chairman of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Stephen is certainly well versed on all things politics. He is widely regarded as an expert on American politics, speaking regularly in the media and in high demand on the speakers circuit. He will tell us the real stories and insights that you won’t hear on the news, so don’t miss this one!