The Iowa caucuses — the first step in the long road to the White House — threw up twin surprises on Thursday night when voters in the state picked Democratic senator Barack Obama and Republican Mike Huckabee from among a packed slate of candidates.
In November 2015, Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Stephen Bannon, executive chairman of the Breitbart News Network, a far-right news and opinion site. In the course of the conversation, Bannon made the startling assertion that Silicon Valley has far too many Asian CEOs. An ominous portent of things to come? It certainly seems so today.