BREAKING: Donald Trump Officially Clinches Republican Nomination
Well, this just makes official what we all knew would be true: the AP is reporting that according to their count, Donald Trump now has 1,238 delegates, one more than the 1,237 he needed to clinch the nomination. In honor of this occasion, here is video of one of the hundreds of times that John Kasich promised that no one was going to get 1,237 | Read More »
As Only Republican Left, Donald Trump Wins Oregon … But Not Well
Once again you should note that Donald Trump is the only candidate in the Republican Primary who has not suspended his campaign. The only person left. But like last week, he simply couldn’t scrape together a convincing win. Trump managed to pick up 66.8% of the vote, his biggest total to date, but only a few more points that he won last week, and back | Read More »
Bernie Sanders Takes BIG Early Lead In Oregon Primary, Unopposed Trump Not Impressing
With 29% of precincts reporting, Bernie Sanders has a whopping 15 point lead over Hillary Clinton, while Kentucky remains too close to call. At 11:06 p.m. ET, Bernie has 106,138 votes for 57.9%, while Hillary has 77,276 at 42.1%. That’s almost 29,000 votes more for Bernie. Meanwhile on the Republican side. unopposed front-runner and presumptive nominee has only 61% of the vote, while Kasich has | Read More »
KASICH for President?? Whatchoo Talkin’ Bout, Mitt?
It is no secret that a lot of disaffected GOP voters and party movers and shakers are not only dead set against Trump, but are ready and working toward supporting a third party run from … wherever. A lot of people have been named in the press as being part of the decision-making process for choosing a general election candidate to run against both Trump | Read More »
New Oregon Poll Has a Shockingly Depressing Result for Trump (AND Hillary)
A local Fox station in Oregon conducted a poll of likely Oregon voters last week. The sample was taken from May 6-9th – which is to say, all surveys were conducted after both John Kasich and Ted Cruz had dropped out of the race. The poll tested the Democratic primary (Hillary leads Bernie 48-33) and a general election matchup between Hillary and Trump (Hillary leads again, 43-32). | Read More »
Running Unopposed, Trump Manages To Lose Almost Half of Nebraska Primary Vote
Tonight, unopposed presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump still managed to lose almost half the votes cast in…
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SELLING TREACHERY: Four Reversals, Two Days, One HUGE Donald Trump Betrayal
The very next day after that, the Trump Betrayal began. Like every project Trump boasts about, this one promises to be yuge and garish and, though he usually doesn’t mention this part, a total cluster.
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This important precedent can save the Republican Party from Donald Trump
Historically, political parties in this country had an important check on raw majority rule. If one faction tried to ram through a nominee or platform that didn’t represent the whole party, and offered no form of compromise, then the rest could bolt. That is, they could leave the convention, withdraw their support, and put their own nominees on the ballot in their states. Honorable Republican | Read More »
IT’S OFFICIAL: Kasich Formally Suspends His Campaign, Only Trump Remains [VIDEO]
That’s the ballgame folks. Donald Trump’s meteoric rise is complete. Here is Kasich’s official statement: There you have it. Kasich, who seems like a contender for Trump’s VP pick, is officially out. Like Sherman marching to the sea, Trump has successfully burned, destroyed, maimed and killed his way through the GOP, to what is probably stage one of the party’s ultimate demise. Nothing lasts forever.
Indiana reminds us: Polling remains dead
So before the results came in from Indiana, I pointed out that Indiana looked winnable for Cruz, and looked at the ways the polls had gotten it badly wrong in neighboring states, ways that grossly underestimated one candidate or another. Turns out they grossly underestimated Donald Trump.
SUPER DOOMSDAY: Your Complete and Tragic Indiana Primary Result and Delegate Update
Yesterday was the superest and worst Tuesday yet, as Indiana took the stage. Without exaggeration, we can tell you that the whole world ended and you’re reading this from some weird, disappointing afterlife.
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