James West

James West

Senior Digital Editor

James West is senior digital editor for Mother Jones, and before that, the senior producer for its reporting project Climate Desk. He wrote Beijing Blur (Penguin 2008), a far-reaching account of modernizing China’s underground youth scene. James has a masters of journalism under his belt from NYU, and has produced a variety of award-winning shows in his native Australia, including the national affairs program Hack. He's been to Kyrgyzstan, and also invited himself to Thanksgiving dinner after wrongly receiving invites for years from the mysterious Tran family.

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Here's an Amazing Video of Presidential Candidates Dancing. You're So Welcome.

| Fri Sep. 18, 2015 3:13 PM EDT

Did you know there are more than 400 days to go in the race for the White House? But don't forget about the dance for the White House! Who's winning that? We've compiled some of the candidates' best moves, from the past and present, so you can judge for yourself. Hillary Clinton's life in the spotlight has obviously afforded her many opportunities to dance her heart out. But you can't miss Donald Trump's bizarre cameo at the 2005 prime-time Emmy Awards in overalls singing the theme song from Green Acres with actress Megan Mullally from Will and Grace. I mean, wow.

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