Whenever Donald Trump bails, the media who initially dismissed him, and then took him far too seriously, will look bad. Those of us who watched with a combination of horror, dismay and amusement will look bad. And most of his followers will look like fools.
"Email preoccupation" has worked for Republicans principally because it has overwhelmed any discussion of the disastrous foreign and domestic record of Republicans when they were last in office from 2001 into 2009.
The Republican candidates have now entered a winnowing phase where voters are clearly indicating that there are only six viable candidates in the race. From an initial field of 17, two have dropped out, five are on life support (politically), and four are in stable but critical condition.
Chatting over slices of chocolate pie in a diner, a lunchtime roundtable in a living room, and a packed, high-energy event: all these scenes are very familiar every four years in New Hampshire during Presidential primary season. Yet on October 1st, we saw the same scenes, with a different focus: startups.
Rand Paul's campaign may very well rebound. It may not. For the future of libertarianism, it really doesn't matter. The marketplace is leading the libertarian revolution, as it always has.
In the latest EB-5-related bill to hit the Senate floor, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced on October 1, 2015 the most open-handed, favorable legislation to-date for the reauthorization and renewal of the EB-5 Regional Center Program.
These GOP candidates have been slammed by the media for being weak, even a joke. But when it was time to take what pundits think is an unpopular stand, they took the side of the Constitution.
Everyone knows Brown loves Neville, and vice versa, and it goes beyond their mutual dream of eliminating all background checks on anyone who purchases any gun anywhere, in this life or the next.
Two years ago, then-CNN reporter Peter Hamby lamented the negative effect he believed Twitter and other social media were having on presidential campaign coverage.
After watching this video, I've come to appreciate the importance of paying closer attention to the goings-on in Washington, particularly on a matter of critical concern to me: the future of elder care in America, which is on the cusp of a crisis.
It is an outrage that Rand Paul is lying to the American people about Social Security. In a bid to get some attention for his floundering presidential campaign, Mr. Paul recently went on the attack against Senator Bernie Sanders' Social Security Expansion Act.
The U.S. Constitution is fairly brief on the official duties of the office of the presidency, and thus the expectations and roles have largely developed out of a combination of personality, tradition, and legislation over the last two centuries.
So we're down to the paltry number of "only" 15 Republican candidates for president, as Scott Walker has now joined Rick Perry on the sidelines of the race.
I sat on the couch as my daughter nervously glanced at a single sheet of notebook paper while struggling to maintain eye contact with me. A tiny bead of sweat danced across her brow, refusing to disappear.
Aside from who could bring America closer to war on "day one," Republican candidates in their recent debate initially jockeyed to demonstrate who could spend more on the military.
Ignorance is not just bliss, and preying on the ignorance of others by misinforming them is not just a source of power. Trump went a vital step further when his reckless words morphed into a clear and present danger to the health of our young.