Tag: 2016

DNC Convention Bumper Edition

A week ago, the success of the RNC Convention had the Democratic Governors Association worried. In fact, it was more than that. In their own words: We’re PANICKED, Friends … Their email went on to say that Nate Silver thinks…

Another busy week for the Donald

Before Donald Trump flew to Scotland to reopen the refurbished Turnberry golf course, he accused Hillary Clinton of being ‘asleep’ during Benghazi. On June 23, NBC’s Lester Holt questioned him about the exact context of ‘asleep’. Trump replied that she…

Anti-Trump violence in San Jose

The violent anti-Trump and anti-Trump-supporters protests in San Jose have beggared belief. So has the poor response by the city. The mayor, a Hillary Clinton supporter, said that Donald Trump brought the trouble through his ‘irresponsible’ behaviour. Police did not…

Trump’s merry month of May

There is something in the way that presidential candidates treat people which says a lot about their character. Hillary Clinton is said to be so nasty to everyday people that her Secret Service detail consider protecting her a ‘punishment’. She…

Trump cards

In looking through articles about Donald Trump’s candidacy, I ran across one from March 14, days after the violent protests in Chicago which shut his rally down. Bloomberg’s ‘How to Steal a Nomination from Donald Trump’ notes that delegates going…

Trump still winning

The media and pundits are still scratching their heads over Donald Trump. A few analysts are contrite over their misjudgment of the property mogul. David Byler, elections analyst for Real Clear Politics, was the latest to give several reasons why…

#NeverTrump camp delusional

My apologies. I rarely use the word ‘delusional’ or similar terms when referring to people. My parents forbade it. However, after Donald Trump’s five breathtaking victories on Tuesday, April 26, the #NeverTrump brigade are still saying they would prefer Hillary…

News from the Empire State

The New York primary is today, Tuesday, April 19. Fifteen years of my life involved friendships with New Yorkers as fellow students and later as work colleagues. I cannot think of a finer group of Americans. They’re honest, warm, witty…