Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will engage in a bitter, backbiting exchange of insults for the next three months, culminating in the ugliest, least presidential, Presidential election of all time. The insults and jabs will fly fast and furious and in the end the US will elect a candidate so horribly tarnished that he or
This is the first of what will be two posts this morning. Given my relatively infrequent updates, that is like coming out of semi-retirement. But the two posts, as you will see, are closely related.
First, today I am joining with a number of good friends to announce the formation of Republicans for Johnson-Weld. This is
Trump does not, and never did want, to be President. He is pushing the boundary of crazy not because he is crazy but simply because he is actively trying to go too far.
When a Trump rally used Twisted Sister’s iconic anthem “We’re Not Gonna Take It”, yet another musician weighed in on a politician using their song, but the reaction this one had may surprise you.
Earlier today Nicco Mele posted an interesting piece on the 7 Reasons Why Trump Will Win. It spurred a Facebook discussion with several operatives discussing the ways this election cycle represents a fundamental shift in American elections. In that discussion I made this point:
Five of the dozen serious candidates [on the GOP side] actually have significant
There is a small and very vocal minority that your kind of crazy appeals to, but serious people want serious candidates discussing serious solutions. The content and timing of your email demonstrates that you have no place at that table.
Every year I hear people say “He/she could win the general, but they could never win the primaries.” The latest was someone who tried to convince me that Chris Christie could be elected President if only that pesky GOP primary system didn’t preclude it. Here’s the reality… NOBODY could win the Presidency in a two party
Here is the thing about Donald Trump… His rise is, in no small part, not a reflection of the GOP, but a reflection of Obama. While Obama’s champions tout the current unemployment rate, most Americans don’t see economic prosperity when they look around. There are still a staggering number of people who are unemployed and
August 6, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing. I recently learned a fascinating bit of trivia that tells the government has, for seven decades, misled the US about the plane that actually dropped the bomb.
The GOP must make the case that the economy is improving specifically BECAUSE they have been obstructionist, not in spite of that fact.