Categories: "Elections & Electoral Politics" or "Democratic National Convention" or "Republican National Convention"

Do you really want to live in Trump's America?

One need not violate Godwin’s Law to recognize that there’s something deeply troubling about a leading presidential candidate having no objection to his supporters “roughing up” a vocal dissenter. But that was Donald Trump’s reaction after several… more »

Media and Muslims

Complaining about liberal media bias is like complaining about a puppy peeing on the rug: it’s just what they do, and if you don’t like it then don’t have them in your house. We’ve all seen editorials masquerading as news and television anchors… more »

About Last Night

Over at the American Spectator web site, I've posted my brief review of last night's debate with (roughly) two sentences on each candidate's performance. Please have a look! more »

Let's Get Radical

Liberal pundits are wetting themselves over the supposed “radicalization” of the Republican Party, their cries ever more plaintive with the rise of Donald Trump as the GOP front-runner. (See here, here, here, and here.) Other than Trump’s call to deport… more »

Insult, Jail, and Redemption

Donald Trump is a brave truth-teller…right? When he says to Rolling Stone about Carly Fiorina, “Look at that face! Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?!” don’t you think he’s probably talking about her face?… more »

Trump's Shameful Immigration Plan

Like most things Donald Trump says, his immigration proposal — only slightly more detailed than most of his superficial bombast — contains a few grains of rationality and a large helping of the sort of xenophobia and economic ignorance that appeals to a… more »

The Biden Bull Market

The chattering class is all atwitter about the possibility of Vice President Joe Biden entering the Democratic presidential primary race. Whether or not it happens, the fact that (as Douglas Adams would have put it) “the slightest thought has begun to… more »

You Call That Progress?

Barack Obama is the most “Progressive” of recent, and perhaps of all, American presidents. Indeed he is the only recent Democratic president rightly characterized as “Progressive” rather than just liberal. But with massive increases in government debt… more »

The Third Obama Term

Pundits of the left and the right have spilled much digital ink on Donald Trump in recent weeks, increasing in recent days with his unconscionable comments about John McCain. (McCain is not my favorite politician but a fighter pilot who refuses early… more »

Hillary's Voting Rights Cynicism

There are few candidates in recent memory for whom the maxim “the issue is not the issue” applies more than it does to the Duck ’n’ Hide presidential wannabe, Hillary Clinton. Her current strategy is sensible for someone so surrounded by the stench of… more »
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