Posts in category "Elections"

It's time to ask Trump if he knows the difference between fascism and trumpism

Much has been made of the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s inability to explain the difference between a Democrat and a socialist. It was an obvious question, considering that her main opposition for the Democratic nomination has been self-described socialist Bernie Sanders. It went a long way to revealing Clinton’s shallowness and exposing the... Read more »

The best explanation for the popularity of Trump and Sanders

I don’t often use the words “brilliant” and “awesome,” and maybe I can continue to restrain myself. But “A Country Is A Country, “by  Peter Augustine Lawler  in the May 16, 2016 issue of the Weekly Standard is the most  thoughtful, insightful, balanced and honest analysis I’ve seen yet explaining the rise of Trumpism and Sandersim.... Read more »

Sheesh, even Bernie Sanders beats Donald Trump

Aside from Donald Trump’s crowing about how he can beat Hillary Clinton (despite the polls that show he wouldn’t), we now see in a new poll that even the far left, extremist, socialist Bernie Sanders could beat the midget-mind Trump. Polling Data Poll Date Sample MoE Sanders (D) Trump (R) Spread RCP Average 4/11 –... Read more »
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"How Donald Trump locked up the jerk vote"

Donald Trump has a “clear path” to securing the Republican nomination for president, according to pundits. For those of us, dumbfounded for how this monstrous demagogue did it, here is an explanation from Paul Waldman in his column, “How Donald Trump locked up the jerk vote.” Explaining why the iconic basketball coach and first-class idiot endorsed... Read more »

The Obama-Trump common denominator: Magical thinking

Heather Wilhelm’s op-ed column this morning in the Chicago Tribune made a forceful and on-target point about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s magical thinking. On Wednesday, Trump delivered a landmark “serious candidate” foreign policy speech from Washington, D.C. In the hours before the speech, the media collectively freaked out in anticipation, even though Trump’s own... Read more »

Will the real Donald Trump please stand up

In an editorial that’s at war with itself, the New York Post has endorsed  Donald Trump, the one that the newspaper hopes it sees, but no one else has. Here’s how the Post urges us to ignore the Donald Trump that has repeatedly embarrassed himself during the campaign: Should he win the nomination, we expect... Read more »
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The GOP "Establishment" bogeyman

Like the bogeyman hiding under a child’s bed, the Republican “establishment” is supposed to scare everyone, but it never seems to actually appear. See, like the bogeyman is used to frighten kids into good behavior, the accusations about the fearful Republican “establishment” is supposed to terrify voters into supporting “outsiders” like Donald Trump, Ted Cruz... Read more »

On Wisconsin. Save us from Trump

Wisconsin has been like a second home to me. It’s where my family vacationed when I was a kid, in Eagle River, Elkhart Lake and Green Lake. Green  Lake is where my grandparents lived and home to the Tuscumbia golf course where my brother Bill and I learned to play golf. I got my higher... Read more »

How Chris Matthews nailed Donald Trump

The way that MSNBC bloviator/interviewer Chris Matthews nailed Donald Trump should be a textbook lesson for other journalists on how not to let the billionaire/insider/simpleton/loser get away with his facile and dishonest answers. That’s according to Poynter Institute’s savvy senior media writer James Warren, who this morning penned an insightful column reminding journalists that they... Read more »
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Donald Trump lies about the national presidential election polls

I heard Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump say today that he knows that it’s a “fact” that national presidential election polls show that he is the only candidate who can beat  Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton. No one, it seems, asked him to tell us which polls he’s talking about. But the fact is, he gets... Read more »
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