The GOP may be a corpse, but it's more like a zombie from The Walking Dead. If the party continues to fight Trump, and every indication is that they will, there is a high likelihood that the party will fracture.
For the first time in a long time, New York was a key state in the presidential primary. The Ted Cruz campaign had already written off the state as a loss, but Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Clinton all saw this as a state they needed to win.
While mostly ignored by the media (and almost completely ignored in the debates), the issue is going to become a lot more important in the general election, as many states will have recreational legalization ballot initiatives to vote on.
One could make a strong argument that the three scariest words to state aloud (particularly in the political realm) are these: I don't know. That phrase is an explicit admission that we're less than perfect.
How is it not just sad that these are the best and brightest individuals our country could come up with to lead us?
On two recent Monday evenings in Washington DC, major US political figures addressed pro-Israel audiences. Their speeches could not have been more dif...
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I respect work in the way that only a truly lazy person can, and I must say that as distasteful as I think an enormous number of Ted Cruz's policy views are, I am in awe of his work ethic, and the work ethic of his campaign.
Th game resumed in New York State, with no change in the score. The count was oh-and-one on Kasich, as it was before.
Your recent advice to a female student concerned about sexual assault was "Don't go to parties where there's a lot of alcohol." After the inevitable backlash to your ignorant comment, you stated you didn't understand all the criticism you were getting. That's precisely the problem.
Tomorrow's New York primary will be the decisive one, the pundits tell us. It will join a long list of other primaries and caucuses which were also deemed to be the crucial one which would decide the whole race.
The only candidates viewed positively by the voters are being rejected by their party's respective nominating process in favor of candidates whom a majority of voters generally hate.
Recently, presidential candidate John Kasich answered a freshman student's question about how she could "feel safer and more secure regarding sexual violence, harassment, and rape." According to CNN, Kasich said, "I'd also give you one bit of advice. Don't go to parties where there's a lot of alcohol. OK? Don't do that." The audience then applauded.
Whenever I go out to dinner lately, along with the first sip of wine, I'm served a pre-appetizer: a short, dispiriting conversation about the politics of the moment, complete with a special kind of head-shaking and eye-rolling that has been perfected for this election season.
Ryan's got enough problems right now as it is, since he hasn't really gotten anything done in the House this year. Just like John Boehner before him, the Tea Party extremist faction is holding everything hostage and gumming up the works.