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Chicago Tribune endorses libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson

In a well-reasoned and calming editorial, the Chicago Tribune has rejected both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton as unsuited to become America’s president and instead endorsed libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson. The Tribune rejects the threadbare idea that supporting a third-party candidate amounts to throwing away your vote. If enough voters choose someone... 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 »

Good riddance, political consultants

If we can criminalize prostitution, why can’t we outlaw political campaign consultants? Maybe if we could, we wouldn’t have had to endure those gawdawful campaign ads that crawled out from their minds’ darkest recesses. If you’re put off by the “negative tone” of a candidate’s campaign, look first to the political consultant. Candidates routinely put... Read more »
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Surprising admiration of MItt Romney by Oprah's friend Gayle King

Maybe it has something to do with the reported coolness between Orpah and First Lady Michelle Obama. Or maybe it was Gayle King‘s heartfelt opinion. But she, Charlie Rose and guest author Jeff Benedict share some private moments that reveal that GOP presidential candidate is not the stiff that Barack Obama, his campaign and Democrats... Read more »

Prostitutes say they’re 'pimping for (Ron) Paul' in GOP presidential race

There’s something about his libertarian positions that appeal to whores. Among other things, he would do away with laws banning prostitution. Libertarians also eschew laws banning dangerous, addictive drugs. He’s the perfect Baby Boomer, self-absorbed, radical individualist candidate. If someone should drop out of the race, it should be Paul, and not (as I say... Read more »
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