Donald Trump has summoned the field of Republican candidates to Des Moines on December 27 for a debate to be moderated by... Donald Trump. With questions presented to the candidates by... Donald Trump. With answers vetted by... Donald Trump.
Just so you know, I don't have a definitive answer about whether Rick Perry is a sexual predator. I'm not saying he is a sexual predator -- I'm just saying I can't be sure one way or the other. That's for other folks to decide.
Isn't that just like the Democrats? Plagued with doubt. Lacking confidence. Halfway to surrender. And the Republicans? The Republicans are upbeat. Brimming with confidence. They're already booking their hotel rooms for Inauguration Week 2013.
George Orlando Pickemright -- "G.O.P." to his friends, and he has millions of friends -- has a menu in his hands, and a hole in his soul. Where there ought to be passion -- the white heat of unbridled appetite -- he feels only vague stirrings.