Friday 9 December 2016

Everywhere you turn, elections are the new black

From US to Iran and Uganda, there was no escape as polls stole the headlines, writes Rachel Lavin

Rachel Lavin

Published 28/02/2016 | 02:30

Donald Trump won the Nevada caucus on Tuesday with 45pc of the vote Photo: REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
Donald Trump won the Nevada caucus on Tuesday with 45pc of the vote Photo: REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

The frightening rise of Donald Trump showed no give last week, as the Republican candidate won the Nevada caucus on Tuesday with 45pc of the vote, while Rubio won 23pc and Cruz won 21pc.

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"We won with poorly educated," he enthused in his winning speech. "I love the poorly educated."

By Wednesday, "I love the poorly educated" was trending on Twitter, bewildering critics everywhere.

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