Monday 24 July 2017

Book ringside seats now for Trump vs Hillary battle royale

Hillary’s camp appears very confident of a big win in the New York primary tonight. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Hillary’s camp appears very confident of a big win in the New York primary tonight. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Niall O'Dowd

Bill Clinton was quoting the 1916 Irish Proclamation at a rally for African-American and Latino union workers last week.

He praised the document for its inclusiveness, especially the phrase to "cherish the children of the nation equally", which is what the former president believes the next president has to do in America.

He said the Proclamation was ahead of its time in acknowledging women, which is also a major issue in the American election, given Donald Trump's misogyny and constant insults.

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