Did Trump’s Top NY Surrogate Really Call Obama a “Coon”?
The liberal blogosphere is freaking out about comments made by top Trump NY surrogate and former gubernatorial candidate over allegations that he used a racial slur when referring to Barack Obama. The specific allegation is that he called Obama a raccoon, which of course would have been a huge no-no. Now look, Paladino is not and has never been known for having, uh, message discipline. | Read More »
Donald Trump in New York confirms: Poll averages are dead
Public political polling has been dying for the last 10 years. The end of the landline telephone era and the rise of the Internet have combined to turn it from a reasonably accurate public service, into a farce existing solely to draw clicks.
Polling averages served to take the polls, which were increasingly inaccurate, and piece together some sort of coherent message from them. But now the polls are so wrong, even the polling averages have outlived their usefulness.
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ICYMI: Sean Hannity and Ted Cruz Threw Down on Hannity’s Radio Program Yesterday
Somehow, in the hustle and bustle of all the New York coverage yesterday, we missed this. If you have not yet listened to this interview between a clearly defensive Sean Hannity and an increasingly angry Ted Cruz, you owe it to yourself to do so, even though it is about 13 minutes long. I have listened to Hannity for years and I can safely say | Read More »
A Big Win for Trump, and Next Tuesday Will be Worse. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Despair
There’s a lot of despair going around the conservative blogosphere this morning about Trump’s larger-than-expected victory in New York last night. Definitely, it would have been better if Trump had lost 20 or 25 delegates instead of the 3-5 he actually lost, no question about that. I furthermore expect that next Tuesday will be an equally bad day for the not-Trump forces. I would expect | Read More »
The Big Crapple: Your Complete New York Primary Results and Current Delegate Projection
Last night was the New York Primary and, as predicted, it was a big old scary reminder of what our largest city has done to a state that seemed like a pretty good idea at one point. We’re going to do the Dems and so get your antacid and fainting couch and let’s do this. New York (Republican): Donald Trump absolutely crushed it in his | Read More »
Behold the Great CNN Trump Victory Ritual (VIDEO)
Every time Ted Cruz wins a primary, CNN spends most of the night talking about Donald Trump and how what Ted Cruz just did does not matter. When Trump wins a primary, he is the greatest winner who ever won and his victory is inevitable. As this primary has gone on, and it became more and more clear that Trump wasn’t going to clinch the | Read More »
Hillary Wins Democrats’ New York Primary
Hillary Clinton is the projected winner of the New York Democrats’ primary. This is no surprise as the Real Clear Politics Average for the New York Democratic Presidential Primary had Hillary ahead of Bernie Sanders by 11.7 points — 53.1% to 41.4%. Hillary had not beaten Bernie Sanders in a primary contest since the Arizona primary on March 22 — losing seven of the last | Read More »
Trump Wins New York GOP Primary- CNN, AP
CNN and other outlets called the New York GOP Primary for Trump within mere minutes after the polls close. The remainder of the evening will be sorting out by how much and in which congressional districts, which is how delegate apportionment will be calculated. BREAKING: Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential primary in New York. @AP race call at 9 p.m. EDT. #Election2016 #APracecall — | Read More »
Exit Polls Show Trump Poised For A Big Night In New York
A win for Donald Trump in New York, hasn’t been in much doubt. The question has always been, “How big will his win be?” There are 95 delegates at stake and like a lot of other primaries, some delegates are awarded statewide. Others are awarded by congressional district and if any one candidate gets more than 50% of those districts, the candidate gets all three | Read More »
What To Watch For In Tonight’s NY Republican Primary
Donald Trump needs to dominate his home state of New York tonight. RedState walks you through the poll closing times, the delegate rules, and everything else you need to know.
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The New York Democratic Primary Preview.
The New York Democratic primary is tonight. Bernie Sanders probably won’t win it. He needs to.
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Point and Laugh: Joe Scarborough Says Ted Cruz Would Win Only 9 to 10 States Against Hillary (Video)
Joe Scarborough really doesn’t like it when people accuse him of being a shill for Donald Trump. But when he makes statements like he did this morning, it’s hard for him to make the case that he’s neutral. When the subject of Ted Cruz came up, he immediately went into attack mode. He whined the GOP “establishment” is backing Ted Cruz over Donald Trump. He | Read More »
Donald Trump Is Flying The Friendly Skies Illegally
It’s a $5 registration renewal fee, but he’s too feebleminded to take care of it. It seems that the Toad-who-would-be-King has no head for taking care of the small details. He has been jetting around the country in his 1997 Cessna 750 Citation X jet with an expired FAA registration. From the NYTimes.com: Records kept with the Federal Aviation Administration show the aircraft’s registration lapsed | Read More »