Is Hillary Clinton being held to a different standard than Donald Trump?

Is Clinton held to a different standard?

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Every Thursday 24 young people between the ages of 19 and 24 meet at American University to discuss the state of this year's presidential campaign.  They are part of a class titled, "Presidential Campaign 2016:  Inside the War Room and the Newsroom."  Campaign 2016 U for short.

MORE:  The Campaign 2016 U Class Members 

The class is lead by Professor Leonard Steinhorn.  The mission is simple, says Steinhorn.  "We will peel away each layer of this campaign, decode the images the candidates project, analyze the political and message strategy, examine the public mood, and look at each candidate's roadmap to victory.  To do this, we will immerse ourselves in strategy, polls, issues, data, and media.  We will dissect ads, debates, rhetoric, stagecraft, and images--and show how the press and pundits cover it all."  

In the September 8th class, the students were asked, "Is Hillary Clinton being held to a different standard by the media and voters than Donald Trump?"


It's not too late for you to give your opinion on this question.  Give us your thoughts on Twitter by using the #Campaign2016U or message us on Facebook.


WUSA9 live streams these Campaign 2016 U classes from 10 a.m. through 11:30.a.m. on our free app and website

 


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