Everyone else's chances for victory almost require Trump's support in the polls to suffer serious damage. If nobody else manages to break into the front rank, then Trump is the best-positioned candidate to win the nomination -- hands down.
The Republican campaign has deteriorated into a schoolhouse brawl. This is not a campaign of new and exciting ideas; rather, it is a misguided crusade that offers voters little hope for those tired of politics as usual.
Once you've found your focus, communicate your message consistently. Sure, it's normal to want to make this group and then that group happy, but we all know flip-flop is not a pathway to success.
Rubio can't seem to make up his mind on immigration reform or apparently obey traffic laws and balance his checkbook. But I was most amazed at his recent declaration of war against college education while campaigning in New Hampshire for the upcoming Republican Party Presidential primary.
The Trinity matters because it creates an early opportunity to seize momentum, demonstrate viability and garner media attention.
Have you ever counted how many times politicians utter the cliché "What the American people want is ..." followed by their opinion on some issue? I'm guessing that none of the debaters has actually surveyed the entire population to know what the nation wants.
While politicians like Trump and Rubio are often quick to demonize all Muslims and blame them for acts of terror, little to no effort is given to really understand the root causes and motivations for such terrorism. With such a mentality, it is impossible to pursue a truly effective counterterrorism policy.
As the Republican primary swings into full gear, it is clear that much has changed since early fall, when the candidates first began to duke it out.
Grover Norquist, unknown to most Americans, is the conservative boogeyman of the progressive big-government spending liberal left who vilify his defense of the American taxpayer.
The principle that one should "love they neighbor as thyself" is the direct opposite of the kind of right wing philosophy embodied by Ayn Rand and her disciple, Paul Ryan -- and by people like Donald Trump or Ted Cruz.
Let's get on with the remaining 2016 best and worst awards. One warning: it's a very long column, so we encourage readers to pace themselves.
This political season has been dominated by dangerous anti-LGBTQ and other divisive rhetoric that is capitalizing on people's fear and fueling discriminatory attitudes. It's time to call it out.
As we enter the final week of 2015, it is fair to say that the Republican Party Establishment is in crisis. The crisis has many causes. The Establis...
For months now, Republicans have waited for his campaign to implode. With just one month to go until the first voting contests begin, that simply hasn't happened. It's time for the Republican Party to get serious about saving themselves from an unmitigated disaster.
If grinding military stalemate is the prerequisite for political compromise, Syrians may be reaching that point. Certainly states in and outside the region are now prioritizing destruction of Da'esh over dismantling of Assad's regime.
In a surprising move this holiday season, Our Father, which normally art in heaven, descended down to earth yesterday and added His Almighty voice to the call for gun control. Dressed in a pure white suit, and looking not unlike Morgan Freeman in Bruce Almighty, God appeared on Fox News and said: