If nothing changes by March 2 (the day after Super Tuesday), Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will be the presumptive Republican and Democratic nominees. The key phrase is "if nothing changes" because while campaigns are not built overnight, campaign narratives can quickly shift.
Theoretically, all of these later winner-take-all states could offer an opportunity for any of the top three candidates to catch fire and challenge the leader, but only if the field has been cut down to no more than three by early March.
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It's probably best, since nothing actually happens until it happens, to wait till next week, when the human-scale presidential nomination contests of February suddenly morph into the multiple-state extravaganza of this year's "Super Tuesday," to proclaim the ascendancy of Donald Trump over the Republican Party.
The media's 'conservatism is dead' line is getting old, especially as that line is often countered by media outlets lamenting that more legislatures and governors are conservative or Republican than ever before.
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Every four years, America has a "porch talk" in South Carolina as attention shifts to the first in the south presidential primary. South Carolina has been known as "a bellwether" state that holds its primary early and forecasts which way black voters will swing nationally.
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It will be interesting to see if "establishment ready" figures, such as Hillary Clinton, can survive. While many say Clinton's time was in 2008, she is still neck and neck with the revolution king, Bernie Sanders in the polls.
Republicans have a problem. After South Carolina, Donald Trump is in the driver's seat. He may well remain there unless Rubio and Cruz decide to play as teammates rather than as adversaries.
Is Hillary Clinton regaining the media frame of inevitable Democratic nominee? Probably. Is that a good thing for her? We'll see. It not infrequently has not been.
For his part, Cruz, the third place finisher, said he was the victim of character attacks. "There's no doubt that both Donald and Marco (Rubio) got very personal, got very nasty," he charged on Face the Nation. But the Cruz campaign may have taken politics to a new low this election.
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Saturday's Republican primary in South Carolina looks likely to boost the state's reputation as a hard-fought political battleground.
CHARLESTON, S.C. | With all of the finger-pointing, gesticulating, spite, retorts, nasty responses to retorts, robocalls and flood of oversized pos...