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Bashar Assad

Clinton and Trump on six big issues

Clinton and Trump on six big issues

We realize it may seem like a quaint idea in a presidential election dominated by talk of private email servers, boasts about sexual assault and tax dodging and occasional flashes of outright racism, but big issues are also at stake in the contest between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. On the off chance that any voters are trying to make up their minds based on where the candidates stand on the major questions of the day, we offer an analysis of their platforms on a few key issues.

Taxes

In a nutshell, Ms. Clinton wants to raise taxes on top earners to pay for modest cuts for others and assorted new spending, while Mr. Trump proposes tax cuts of about twice...

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