Author Archives: Bernard Goldberg

Bad News for the GOP: Americans Have Become More Socially Liberal

A new Gallup Poll says that on social issues, Americans are moving left. They’re becoming more liberal. This has huge political implications – implications not good for the Republican Party. Americans find all sorts of social issues more “morally acceptable” today than they did at the turn of this century. In 2001, 40 percent of…

Senator, “Do You Have a Personal Animosity Against Gay Americans?”

A reporter in Texas recently asked GOP presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz this question: “Do you have a personal animosity against gay Americans?” Why would a reporter ask a Republican, running for president, such a question? I don’t know the reporter so I can’t say with certainty, but it wouldn’t shock me if he were…

What if Limbaugh or Rove Anchored Fox’s Presidential Coverage

Let’s imagine that Rush Limbaugh gives up his radio job and is hired by Fox News as a political commentator. No problem here. Rush is a smart guy and his opinions would be interesting and provocative. Now let’s imagine that Roger Ailes, who runs Fox News, decides that since Rush is immensely popular with viewers he…

Will He or Won’t He Toss His Hair in the Ring?

Here we go again. Donald Trump says he’ll tell us soon if he plans to run for president. I’ll tell you now: He won’t. The boy has cried wolf once too often. The Donald would like being president, that’s for sure. Running and losing is something else altogether. Trump is the guy who fires people….

Does The New N-Word Start with a T?

There is a split in America and it’s as wide as the Grand Canyon. We can look at what’s been going on in Baltimore and depending on what team we’re on, we see what we want to see.  Liberals, black and white, see poor people who have had enough.  It wasn’t a riot to some…