The media got played by Donald Trump this morning, once again. Picture Charlie Brown lying flat on his back, wondering why he keeps falling for the old kick-the-football bit.
No doubt Lauer, like many others in the media, feared being labeled "partial towards liberals," despite the absence of evidence that such a liberal media bias exists.
We all suffer from this curse of unequal bias as we witness false equivalency bleeding from national politics back into daily life.
Donald Trump going to Mexico could have had a certain "Nixon goes to China" flavor about it, and he actually was getting some good reviews for crossing the very low bar of "not totally embarrassing himself or his country" -- at least for the first few hours. Then he went to Phoenix, and Mr. Hyde came back out.
Many of us who have followed politics for a generation or more have found things to admire in John McCain's role upon the political stage -- particularly in his "straight-talking" stage in the 2000 race for the Republican nomination.
If you are more bothered by Colin Kaepernick sitting for the national anthem than what has been highlighted in the Ferguson and Baltimore DOJ reports, you have made his point for him better than he himself.
He called President Barack Obama an "Uncle Tom." Yes, he did. Green Party vice-presidential nominee Ajamu Baraka ...
It's easy to look at history, whether recent or in previous centuries, to question a lack of action on the part of individuals and nations. It's more difficult to want to see things in the present.
A Democrat, who is an strong supporter of Hillary Rodham Clinton, writing this column may seem counter-productive but I believe in a strong two-party ...
Last night, Donald Trump, who has been taken hostage by a shadowy group that goes under the acronym GOP and is said to be led by a mysterious figure w...
Video of Hillary played on the screen. "You're like her," my grandma said. "She works so hard. And she is so strong. See, even when she's sad, she's strong. She's your example. When you're sad, you can be strong, too. Do you understand me?"
Last week, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg questioned Trump's sanity whilst Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton warned Americans that the tycoon did not have the temperament to be their next Commander-in-chief.
This is definitely going to be my final report from Philadelphia. I realize I'm almost a week late with it, but it was a busy and sleep-deprived week all around.
Either his supporters are incapable of discerning or caring about facts or because they show no concern about the importance of truth and decency in their next president I reluctantly borrow Trump's favored description to decry those with whom he is in disagreement and state forthwith these people are just plain stupid. It may well be the only word they can comprehend and take to heart.
Ghazala Khan, a retired professor at the University of Punjab, had a much tougher life than Donald Trump. I bet she's made of tougher stuff.
Earlier today, President Obama said this: "I think what's been interesting is the repeated denunciations of his statements by leading Republicans," h...