Contrary to what Senator McCain said about dictatorship starting by suppressing a free press, it is not hard to see parallels between today’s free, but highly politicized establishment elite media, and the media in Germany that helped the Nazis take power.
Why does President Trump’s adversarial relationship with the establishment media seem to help him sell himself and his agenda? What could be better than getting your enemies in the media to provide you with a live broadcast documenting your beatdown of them.
Two establishment Republican Senators have defected and plan to vote NO on the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary. Their defection is truly bizarre because Ms. DeVos, at least on the surface, looks like President Trump's most establishment-friendly Cabinet nominee.
The real saboteurs of his new foreign policy may not be inside the Ring Road in Moscow; rather, they may be inside the Beltway around DC. The real danger may be that a new Trump foreign policy could be hijacked or scuttled by anti-Trump Republicans, not only on Capitol Hill but inside the executive branch itself.
The nomination of “Mr. Outside,” Rex Tillerson, as Secretary of State would mark the fulfillment of another important campaign promise by President-elect Trump. However, to fulfill his promise to drain the swamp at the State Department Donald Trump needs a “Mr. Inside.” Although it may be a difficult pill for some of our fellow non-interventionists to swallow, we can think of no one more qualified for that role than Ambassador John Bolton.
In pursuit of his “legacy” treaty with Iran, Obama resorted to telling lie after lie to sell something that if the truth were revealed would never be accepted by the American people – and his indispensable partner in selling the lies was Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee.
After eight years of doing everything possible to prop-up Obama’s failed economic policies the Fed has now gotten religion and decided to implement a policy to keep employment growth neutral and slow wage growth at a time when working Americans haven’t had a real pay increase in a decade.
Special interest earmarks are nothing less than a legal bribe to get Members of Congress to vote for bad policy and more spending. The defeat of John Mica conclusively rebuts the argument that they are good politics.
Donald Trump’s cabinet is starting to take shape and it’s already an improvement over Obama’s. Plus, If Trump is true to his word he should have no problem keeping his voters happy; Give #NeverTrump a key to the conservative door, just be ready to change the lock, and, Trump visits the White House, prepares for the next phase.
Hillary and Obama scratched their names in the book of historic losers on Tuesday night. Plus, In dealing with #NeverTrump conservatives should remember Abraham Lincoln; Pollsters rival Clinton and Democrats for title of biggest loser, and, Trump well-wishers come out of the woodworks, but what are they really after?
Prognostication and punditry are a business in which the blind lead the blind and they usually fail upward. Trump defied the elite’s assumptions at almost every turn and won not so much in spite of that scorn but because of it.
On Election Day, Donald Trump overcame all the odds and his establishment naysayers to pull off a victory of epic proportions. Plus, Preliminary takes on the astonishing Donald Trump election.
While a Trump victory would create the possibility of a coalition of conservatives, populists, patriots and nationalists governing America, should he lose, America’s future appears disunited and grim. Win or lose, as Sen. Edward Kennedy said at the Democratic Convention of 1980, “The work goes on, the cause endures.”
Presidential Horse Race 2016: Only Donald Trump has a shot at bringing the country together. Period.
There are literally thousands of reasons to vote for Donald Trump today, but here are five of the most important. Plus, Is this the last presidential election Republicans have a chance to win?; Hard as it is to believe, the election might not be over by tomorrow, and, Only Donald Trump has a shot at bringing the country together. Period.
#NeverTrump is making its closing pitch for conservatives and Republicans to stay home on Election Day. Plus, Will the electorate this year be more like 2012 or 2014?; Ben Carson touts Trump’s education plan for black communities, and, Experts admit Trump has a path to victory, but are they just covering for themselves?
Donald Trump can secure skeptical Republican voters by staying on message and continuing to serve as an alternative to the party establishment. Plus, Republican transition team readies for a post-election mission to stamp out Obama’s legacy; Clues to solving the mystery early on Election Night, and, Melania Trump can help Trump win over women voters.
Prominent #NeverTrumpers admit they voted for someone other than Trump, restarting the debate on what will happen after the election. Plus, Don’t give in to the temptation of dwelling on early voting reports; Early vote cancellation available in states crucial to Trump’s chances of success, and, Donald Trump still courting non-traditional Republican voters.
No single story or scandal is enough to bring either of the candidates down at this time, not even the reopening of the FBI investigation into Hillary’s emails. Plus, Pew poll shows most Hillary supporters don’t respect Trump voters; Trump defies conventional and consultant wisdom, campaigns all over the map, and, Trump goes all-in on making Obamacare repeal the centerpiece of his campaign.
The possibility that Huma Abedin was sharing top secret information with Islamic radicals may have triggered the FBI’s investigation into her laptop. Plus, Crooked Hillary’s Watergate-like scandal could end up being her own personal Waterloo; Polls were moving in Trump’s favor even before news of the FBI investigation came out, and, At long last, a Democrat jumps off the Hillary bandwagon.
Presidential Horse Race 2016: On Halloween, Hillary’s email skeletons are bursting out of the closet
The reopening of the FBI investigation into Hillary’s email scandal has the Democrats in a tizzy, but they have no one to blame but themselves. Plus, #NeverTrump thinks if Trump is elected, there’s always impeachment to fall back on; New Pennsylvania political ad deemed timeliest of the year, and, Evan McMullin wins prize for best Halloween costume, attacks Trump.