Meet the New, Not More Presidential, Even More Senile, ‘Presumptive Nominee’
You would think the victorious Donald would start the rest of his presidential campaign by being, well more presidential, than the amoral, misogynistic and lying candidate he has been. You might think that, but you would be wrong.
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BYE GOP: Libertarian Party Registrations DOUBLE In Mass Exodus After Trump Win
It seems that a lot of people actually meant it when they said they would not support Donald Trump. And contrary to the bleating from Trump fans, that’s a perfectly legitimate position to which they have a right. Thus we are seeing a frenzy online of people abandoning the party, burning their GOP registrations and, in a few cases, joining a brand new gang. From | Read More »
The 2016 Primary Kingmaker will be at RSG16…will you?
Remember the days when only Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina mattered in the primary process? Those three states were unnecessarily given so much power to de facto pick the Republican nominee that by the time other states began to vote, the field had already narrowed to in many cases just a single candidate. Not very democratic when the majority of Americans have no say | Read More »
Conservative Security Experts Maintain #NeverTrump Status
“You could surround Donald Trump with 10 Henry Kissingers, and it wouldn’t matter, because Trump does not have the personal qualities to be a good, serious commander in chief. “
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Andrea Mitchell NAILS It On Why Trump Wins: ‘Tweets Matter’
To be clear, Andrea Mitchell is usually wrong, and even in this case is mostly wrong, but she gets one thing so totally correct in this clip Mediaite highlights today that it hurts my brain. “Facts no longer matter. Tweets matter.” This is 100% correct. Trump voters vote for the lie that Trump tells them, not for what he actually is, or what he actually | Read More »
Donald Trump: “I’d Be Interested in Vetting John Kasich” for VP (VIDEO)
I mean, of course he would. Just now on CNN, Wolf Blitzer was interviewing Donald Trump, and asked the question we’ve all been thinking about John Kasich – is he in the running for Trump’s VP given that he’s been playing interference for Trump since New Hampshire? Trump seemed to say “yes.” Wolf Blitzer: CNN has just confirmed, John Kasich, the Ohio governor, he’s dropping out | Read More »
Politics Is Still Downstream of Culture
Conservatives need to compete with pop culture figures like Trump.
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As Between Trump and Clinton, Gary Johnson (or Austin Petersen) is the Best Choice for President
I’ve said this a million times and I’ll say it again: I don’t owe Donald Trump, the Republican party, or anyone else my vote. Every election cycle, they have to earn it. I never signed a loyalty oath or a contract to always vote for the Republican, and even if I did, such a contract would be void as a matter of law, as it | Read More »
BREAKING: Is John Kasich Suspending His Campaign?
Earlier today, John Kasich was obnoxiously reminding everyone on Twitter he was still in the race: Our Only Hope#MayThe4thBeWithYou#StarWarsDayhttps://t.co/Bi2qNGw2oM — John Kasich (@JohnKasich) May 4, 2016 But a few hours later, we hear this: Kasich press conference in Virginia has been canceled. Statement in Columbus at 5pm. — Phil Mattingly (@Phil_Mattingly) May 4, 2016 Looks like Kasich is ready to admit it’s the | Read More »
Trump’s Next Victim: Pollsters
There’s a market for bad polls showing Trump competitive with Hillary Clinton. Guess who is jumping in?
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No Tolerance for Former Candidates Who Support Nominee Trump
Despite what the pro-Trump crowd concludes about last night, the #NeverTrump crowd isn’t going away. Those of us who have always believed never actually means never aren’t suddenly deciding to “unite” around Trump, though RNC chairman Reince Priebus commands that. Too many “principled” conservatives are falling victim to the groupthink which says you must coalesce around the person with (R) next to their name. This letter means nothing when | Read More »
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.
An Open Letter To Reince Priebus On Unity
Last night, after Ted Cruz dropped his bid for the White House and conservatives were left with the inevitable sinking feeling that Donald Trump was going to represent the GOP in the 2016 Presidential election, Reince Priebus took to Twitter and issue the following statement: .@realDonaldTrump will be presumptive @GOP nominee, we all need to unite and focus on defeating @HillaryClinton #NeverClinton — Reince Priebus | Read More »
Republicans Should Confirm Merrick Garland ASAP.
Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee, this is not even a close call.
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