Jim Geraghty called Erick Erickson “insufferable” this morning because he very sharply painted Donald Trump for what he is, and laid out the stark choice for evangelical leaders preparing for their tryst with him. Hey, everybody who’s getting a little tired of the #NeverTrump crowd, contending they make knee-jerk denunciations of anybody who sees a bad situation… [Read More]
Americans are cynical about Congress. Approval ratings are in the basement at 15.2 percent according to RealClearPolitics. We see congress like a bad TV show being acted before our eyes, with the real purpose to only sell us one more show to watch. It’s like the fake freak shows at county fairs, or the ring… [Read More]
Donald Trump is Biff Tannen. Biff is running for president, and he’s leading in the polls.
The final Whig president of the United States was Millard Filmore in 1853. He marked the death of the Whigs, and the rise of the Know-Nothings. Today the GOP faces its own death, and the continued success of Donald Trump in the polls reflects the fact that the Republican Party is staring into its own… [Read More]
Congratulations my dear liberal friends. You have nimbly, skillfully, artfully, and cleverly stymied the most menacing, pernicious, and malignant threat to freedom to inhabit the Internet since Al Gore invented it.
To the young gay man who shared so openly and clearly on RedState: thank you. It’s refreshing to see someone willing to engage in real debate without invective, accusations, and straw men. That’s a rare event these days, and it deserves recognition and encouragement. That being said, beyond encouragement, such a heartfelt diary deserves a response. … [Read More]
This is as self-indulgent and blatantly ego-stroking as I get. I read Erick Erickson’s RedState piece, “The Fundamental Problem with a Jeb Bush Presidency (and a Hillary Clinton one).” Beyond the obvious fundamental problems either of these Shakespearean-tragically flawed characters would bring to the White House*, Erick defaults to his law training: “We are, in… [Read More]
Anna Marie Cox posed a useful question when she compared her faith to President Obama’s, who has been roundly criticized by conservatives such as my friend Erick Erickson, who wrote that Barack Obama is not a Christian in any meaningful way. Cox asked “if Obama’s not Christian, what does that make me?”