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Votes against Trump Have Consolidated

Votes against Trump Have Consolidated

While Hillary Clinton's campaign has received a boost in recent weeks because of the crass demeanour of her political opponent, there are stark similarities between the rise of Donald Trump in the US and Narendra Modi in India.

The fall has arrived and the leaves of the trees are turning into a kaleidoscope of pulsating colours, like an impressionist painting. Chelsea Clinton came to the beautiful forest campus of Wellesley College on the shore of an undulating lake on 13 October and spontaneously formed an emotional bond. Her mother is the famous alumni from this prestigious college. She said that her mother is campaigning in California, but is “really jealous that I could make it to Wellesley and she could not.”

Amidst an adulatory audience of Hillary Clinton supporters, college students and faculty, she started with a casual remark about the “locker room” controversy but stayed sharply away from any mention of Donald Trump. She seems to be following the famous quip of Michelle Obama, which is often cited by her mother in her rallies: “When they go low, we go high.”

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