The Iowa caucas unfolds today and anyone in digital media loves Donald Trump. Not because they want him to be President, but because he drives the transition from old line media to digital media, headlines with Trump in them drive traffic, plain and simple.
Equities.com is NOT a political website, and we do not express our opinions on who we think should be President. We follow stocks and report on them, but holy poll numbers, this guy with the funky hair is transforming digital media for now and forever.
The polls show a tight race on the Democratic side between Hillary and Bernie, while Trump leads Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. That is about as much as I know because the media cycle swallows every move whole. I guess tonight we will get on with the caucuses as it moves to New Hampshire. However, there is little chance that I can avoid writing about the results, and I intend to put Trump in the tile line as long as he remains in the media eye. Any responsible journalist would do this.
The way I see it, the 2016 election will be the last of its kind. This is the last time a voter turnout will be 51% of registered voters. The 2020 Election will be done on your cell phone and you will have a 90% turnout which will change the way we elect officials on a local and national level. I hate politics as it is. People spouting off what they think, and then not even voting. You will be required to vote in upcoming years and will be penalized if you do NOT vote.
Enjoy the reality show which is this 2016 Election. It is great theater, but change is at hand. Thank You Donald for making my job a little more interesting.
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