Lowry & Lemarche debate Clinton's standing after Comey's rebuke and the Sanders embrace. In our super-polarized era, will Hillary's 50% negative be the new 40% and will unindicted beat unqualified? Then they a) agree that Pence will be a footnote in '16 but b) disagree whether Obama's remarks at the Dallas service were courageous and candid or tone-deal and inappropriate.
In a time when the American news media focused on reporting facts, rather than entertaining the public, iconic broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite made a comment about American values and education that seems even more powerful today.
Sex, celebrity, crime or all three. That's the formula for tabloid stories. Unfortunately, the so-called mainstream media are becoming more like tabloids, and, to a lesser extent, vice versa.
Ailes' brand of hatred and paranoia, once a small, ugly part of the GOP appeal, is now synonymous with the Republican Party thanks to its nomination of Trump, who rose to birther fame among conservatives via Ailes' open door policy in 2011.
It should be a law and there should be penalties. You don't vote? You don't get to vote in the next election either. You don't vote? You don't get your Social Security check next month.