The Only Truly Dangerous Thing Trump Said on 60 Minutes
There were plenty of zingers that informed Republican voters will latch onto when reviewing the interview that 60 Minutes had with Donald Trump. From repealing Obamacare and replacing it with more socialized medicine to taxing the rich to pay for the poor, his perspectives sounded more like something Bernie Sanders would say instead of a GOP Presidential nominee. I covered the impossibility of his plans | Read More »
A look back two years tells the tale of two candidates
It was over three years before election day, 2016, when the on-again-off-again yearning that Donald Trump has for the White House started percolating again on Twitter. Today marks the two-year anniversary of a pair of Tweets that may have represented the seed for the Donald’s current run for President.
I’ll thank Trump for saving the GOP once he loses
Since the beginning, I’ve thought of Donald Trump as an egomaniac, a liberal with a handful of conservative views, an incredible entertainer, a manipulative genius, and a childish bully who can’t handle it when he’s popped in the nose. I stand by those perspectives, but I’ll add one thing that is certain and one thing that is possible.
The last time a brash New Yorker had a double digit lead in September
This is the story of a September before a Presidential election year. It’s the story of a man from New York City who was electrifying crowds with tough talk and a history of success. It’s the story of a man with over 30% of the GOP vote according to the polls, a DC outsider who was going to clean things up in the White House.
Aliens, Illuminati, and Satan: Top 10 reasons Trump is winning
It’s September. The polls don’t mean a whole lot at this point. If you look back to September, 2007, Rudy Giuliani was ahead of eventual nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) 50% by 17% according to Pew and Hillary Clinton was ahead of Barack Obama by 14% according to Reuters. Eight years ago, candidate Barack Obama had a 32% favorable rating from Republicans | Read More »
Of Course Trump is Winning in a Selfie Society
There’s a reason why Kim Kardashian gets exponentially more news airtime than George Will. There’s a reason why most Americans can tell you of Tom Brady’s “plight” but they haven’t heard of Saeed Abedini. It’s the same reason that Donald Trump is on top of the polls as someone “fighting the system” while Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100%, [mc_name name=’Sen. Rand Paul | Read More »
Why Donald Trump’s Sales Skills Won’t Work in the General Election
Anyone who reads the conservative blogs, follows social media, or listens to talk radio knows that Donald Trump hasn’t just built up a large volume of supporters. They seem to be a very passionate group, more so than the supporters for other candidates such as Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton, or Chris Christie. Trump has done an incredible job of casting a spell over a lot | Read More »
Ranking the GOP Candidates by their Ability to Win the General Election
If you look on the surface, one might think that the polls indicate that Donald Trump is the best candidate to go up against the Democrats in the general election. As history has shown, the ability to get support within one’s own party is not always an indicator of ability to win in the general election. In fact, one can argue that either Rick Santorum | Read More »
Donald Trump is Solidifying a Democratic Victory in 2016
Let’s eliminate the possible third reason for Donald Trump’s candidacy. He’s not an idiot. He’s an extremely intelligent and skilled man who has seen much more success than failure in his life. As much as I would love to think that stupidity is the reason that he’s running, we all have to assume that it’s not really the case. That leaves two options. The first | Read More »
Donald Trump: The Weapon of Choice for Liberals
Supporters of Donald Trump for President find an appeal in his willingness to speak his mind as a DC-outsider. He speaks without fear and is charming in an obnoxious way. Many are even starting to believe that he has a chance to win the nomination.