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Log Cabin Candidates

By Victor Davis Hanson // Tribune Media Services

Which presidential candidate was born the poorest? Whose log cabin birthplace was the most ramshackle?

ChalkBoardLogCabinPresHillary and Bill Clinton are worth well over $100 million, largely due to years of leveraging their government service to pull in astronomical speaking and consulting fees from Wall Street, foreign investors and big banks. Yet Hillary Clinton, a graduate of elite Wellesley College and Yale Law School, often adopts a poor man’s drawl and Southern slang before particular audiences. She has claimed that “all my grandparents” were immigrants. Not true. Only one grandfather immigrated to the United States, from Britain. Hillary herself grew up in an affluent suburb of Chicago, in a conservative upper-class household. Read more →

Romney: The Castor-Oil Candidate

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Nominating Mitt Romney is sort of like taking Grandma’s castor oil. Republicans are dreading the thought of downing their unpleasant-tasting medicine but worry that sooner or later they will have to. Read more →

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