The reason Trump hit just about everyone in the media and punditsphere with the subtlety of a two by four to the back of the head is because we all had convinced ourselves he could not win. It was one of the worst cases of groupthink, herd mentality and confirmation bias we’ve seen in decades…. [Read More]
It’s both unsurprising and sad that more people probably know today is Cinco de Mayo and Wednesday was Star Wars Day (May the 4th Be With You) than Yom HaShoah, Israel Holocaust Remembrance Day. The political climate in Europe, and increasingly, in America, supports the narrative that Israel is a bully, a conqueror, and an… [Read More]
It’s funny, as in “ha ha” funny to hear Trump supporters pooh-pooh the polls in Wisconsin that show Cruz winning handily*. It’s going to be a great night for Ted Cruz.
I get more news from Scott Adams’ blog sometimes than the actual “news” organizations. The creator of “Dilbert” is harping on how Trump has successfully undefined the word “conservative” by claiming to be one while holding positions on every side of every issue. Adams calls this “strategic ambiguity.” It’s kind of like Nancy Pelosi saying… [Read More]
Dear Donald, I’ve been meaning to write you since Christmas, when I (and probably ten million others) received your personal Christmas card, with your wonderful picture on it sporting a “Make America Great Again” ball cap. Thank you for the card, and I apologize that we did not reciprocate this year. I had thought I’d… [Read More]
January 20, 2017. President Trump takes his place behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office at 1:45 p.m. and opens a note from Barack Obama. “Good luck. Have a yuuuuuge day today, because the next four years are going to suck. —Barack”
While Rubio makes a run on the Granite State, there’s more complexity at play here than meets the eye. Trump continues to be very, very popular, and his immigration-centered message resonates with New Hampshirites. Of the 1.3 million people living in New Hampshire, roughly 94 percent of them are white, according to 2014 census data…. [Read More]
Political junkies are so hung up on message, strategy and poll numbers that sometimes we lose sight of the basic question: Who would be a better president–doing the job, day-in and day-out? Who would really be able to turn things around, because battles are won and lost, but the only thing that matters in war… [Read More]
The First Amendment prohibits the government from interfering with the press, no matter how much they lie or misrepresent. It was done that way on purpose; in fact Hillary Clinton and her wholly-owned subsidiaries the mainstream media count on it.