Sorry, no sale. The Republican Party establishment really is not this weak. And Donald Trump, while far stronger than all but a few media experts thought until, well, a few weeks ago, is not this strong.
"If you could change one thing about the campaign finance system after going through all this as a candidate, what would you change?," asked Todd. "I don't know," said Sen. Rubio. Really?
In a perfect world, Bob the Drag Queen from the latest season of RuPaul's Drag Race would be elected President of the United States. But until we reach that beautiful day, we must evaluate each candidate's flits and specks of gayness.
If we were to be honest, we would describe Mr. Trump as a reflection of ourselves; not only of those who agree with his statements, both openly and behind closed doors, but of the apathy of those in all parties who know better and refuse to speak up.
In the messy business of being a political climber, one climbs over bodies. Marco Rubio tried to block the nation's first Latino Supreme Court justice. His blocking judicial nominees further down the federal bench also made news.
Has The Establishment played into Trump's (big) hands? The stakes are high in tonight's Republican presidential debate at the University of Miami....
In a radio interview this morning, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner denied that he traveled to a meeting at a swanky Georgia resort over the weekend in a last ditch effort to stop Donald Trump from becoming the GOP presidential nominee.
Obama's job approval polling average is now once again "above water" -- defined as more people who approve of the job he's doing than disapprove. This might not sound all that momentous, but it is actually the first time in almost three years that it has happened.
Bernie Sanders speaking in Michigan. His surprise upset there was the story of the night. (Todd L Church Photography/Flickr) OK, well, not just Michi...
This is what America was intended to be when the framers of our Constitution designed the world's greatest democracy. The People speak at the polls, and they should be able to overpower special interests and other wealthy and powerful influencers who have their own agendas.
A Republican Party that rejects Donald Trump after he had led the entire field by substantial margins for almost a year could stimulate a seismic political revolt leading to a third party campaign. Trumpites would legitimately complain that the nomination had been stolen from him.
When Mike Bloomberg, billionaire and former Mayor of New York City, announced he would not run as an independent candidate, the collective groan could be heard on both coasts.
While Californians may not ultimately decide who becomes either Parties nominee, they'll nonetheless make a big splash going into the Republican and Democratic Parties' conventions.
If we do not address the underlying tremors that the everyman is feeling, namely of being duped or swindled with empty promises and unachievable goals by the entitled, this experiment called America might fail.
Ironically, Marco Rubio's strident opposition to President Obama's opening to Cuba may backfire, and prove to be his downfall.
Donald Trump stood up the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) this weekend because the optics of a hostile reception would have been terrible for him. Instead he went to Wichita, but he still lost Kansas to Ted Cruz.