The World Obama and Supplicant Republicans Have Made

In 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama famously disparaged middle America at a San Francisco fundraiser, calling them bitter people who “cling” to their guns and religion.  Obama’s opponent, John McCain, did not defend these Americans. Instead, his campaign reined in the feisty Sarah Palin. In debates with the cocky community organizer McCain muttered about “bipartisanship.”  After the

By | 2016-10-15T13:17:29+00:00 October 15th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Conservative Legal Movement Moves Steadily Left

By sebastien lebrigand from crépy en valois, FRANCE [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons. In The Devil’s Advocate, an otherwise forgettable movie, Al Pacino, playing Satan in human form, asks the protagonist: “Who in their right mind . . . could possibly deny the 20th century was entirely mine?” One might ask

How #NeverTrump Bagged the Nomination for Trump

There is an excellent and insightful piece at Real Clear Politics by Jeffrey Anderson on the way center-right conservatives (of the sort who backed either Marco Rubio or Jeb Bush and then became #NeverTrump) made four key errors that virtually assured the nomination of Donald Trump. The article speaks for itself and should be read and committed

By | 2016-07-22T21:50:13+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , |