If Donald Trump Knew How to Shut Up, He’d Have this Primary Locked Up by Now
There comes a time in every Republican primary where the frontrunner begins to studiously ignore the also-rans and focus on his likely Democrat opponent. Knowing when to do that is a key skill for any Republican candidate. Rudy Giuliani did it way too early in 2008, and as a result he never actually won against his Republican opponents. There’s an argument to be made that | Read More »
Why Does RedState Attack Trump So Much?
Sometimes, I truly wish that I could pull back the veil on the nonstop assortment of crazy emails that come through the RedState contact form – more than half of which I don’t even have time to open. We get incoherent rants, often written in several different font sizes and colors, calling us all manner of unprintable names and espousing all sorts of conspiracy theories. | Read More »
What Happened At the Meeting between Trump and the RNC? (VIDEO)
Yesterday evening I was on Dana Loesch’s show to talk about the surprise meeting between Trump and the RNC, and a host of other topics. The segment was too long to transcribe, but I hope you enjoy the clip!
A Thought for Republican Candidates Who are Considering Endorsing Trump
Right now, there have to be a lot of Republicans who are sitting on the fence about endorsing Trump. If Trump gets the nomination, there will be a lot more. Republican candidates for office will face an unprecedentedly tough question: do I hop on the Trump train or go it on my own? Here’s something for all those candidates to consider: look at what’s happened | Read More »
Trump Surrogate Scottie Neil Hughes Outrageously Blames Pro-Life Movement For Trump’s Idiotic Failure To Grasp It
This is… one of the more unbelievable segments you will ever see on TV. I’ve said it a million times – not everyone who supports Trump is a garbage human being, but the folks who are leading the Trump Train in public are universally garbage. Just unmitigated trash. And I won’t apologize for saying it. I swear, these people are going to drive me to literally donate | Read More »
What Happened with Frank Brady and Brady and Associates
Earlier today, I got an email purporting to be from a Frank J. Brady of Brady and Associates. The email used an extremely derogatory term about one of our RedState writers, and came (at least purportedly) from Mr. Brady’s business email address. I get about 2 or 3 dozen hate emails a day here, roughly 98% of which are from Trump supporters, and roughly 90% | Read More »
Ben Carson’s Dumb Defense of Trump Proves that Neither is Fit to be President
Yesterday, Donald Trump made the worst possible hash out of a question on abortion that you could even imagine. He basically made Todd Akin, Richard Mourdock, and Christine O’Donnell look like seasoned veterans in terms of manipulating the media minefield of abortion questions. First, he said in response to Chris Matthews that a woman should be punished if she gets an abortion. Less than an | Read More »
This One GIF Proves that John Kasich is Unfit to Be President
Wow. What a monster. That’s really all I can even say. This GIF speaks entirely for itself. Watch it and see if you can in good conscience vote for this man.
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Trump: This Whole Abortion Thing is Very Confusing (VIDEO)
I hope any Republican who has thoughts of endorsing or backing Donald Trump if he wins the nomination has been watching the news today to get a sense of what their life will be like trying to defend Trump while he’s on the campaign trail. Mostly, it will involve answering a lot of embarrassing questions about whether they support the latest dumb/offensive thing Trump has | Read More »
Rush Limbaugh Admits he is Unable to Do His Job when it Comes to Trump
I don’t think there’s really another way to characterize what he apparently said on his show today. According to Politico (I don’t have audio yet, but will work to get it as soon as I can), Limbaugh spent time today addressing the furor caused by his remarks yesterday about the Michelle Fields/Corey Lewandowski incident, some of which we covered here. Apparently, in addition to saying | Read More »
Trump to Wisconsin College Students: “Always be Around Unsuccessful People” Because They’re Easier to Sucker
That last part is a paraphrase, but the first part is a direct quote. It’s something Donald Trump actually said. Via Politico: Donald Trump broke from his usual political script for part of a campaign rally on Wednesday to offer advice for success to his college audience. One boastful tip from Trump: “Always be around unsuccessful people because everybody will respect you.” * * * | Read More »
New Wisconsin Poll Shows Cruz Pulling Away from Trump
A brand new poll was JUST released by Marquette Law School, and it shows two important things: First, that Ted Cruz is pulling out to a relatively comfortable lead over Donald Trump, and second, that Kasich’s support is high enough to likely cause Cruz to lose delegates. Via the inestimable Josh Jordan, who had this before Marquette even posted it on their website: Latest | Read More »
Have You Noticed that No One Ever Asks this Question About Trump?
Congratulations to Kirsten Powers! Today, she officially became the one millionth columnist to write a column asking who is to blame for Trump. If you’ll exit stage left, Kirsten, you can collect your kewpie doll. The ridiculously pretentious think piece about who is to blame for Trump (be it the Establishment, be it websites like RedState, be it Ted Cruz himself, be it the Democrats | Read More »
Is Donald Trump Smarter than a Fifth Grader?
Some years back there was a mercifully short lived television show featuring Jeff Foxworthy as a host, in which he would get a bunch of adults up on stage and ask them questions that were at least theoretically from elementary school textbooks. The show’s gag played off the same dynamic that basically animates every television game show other than perhaps Jeopardy – the innate desire | Read More »
The Battle to Save America Begins, Once Again, in Wisconsin
Back in 2010, America was struggling with a financial crisis it could not resolve and state budgets were creaking under its load. States were unable to meet their obligations and the budgetary outlook for the future was even more bleak. For the sake of the long-term health of the country, something had to be done. You know the rest of the story. Scott Walker grabbed | Read More »