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Donald Trump and His Engineered Crazy Train

Snowtrumper

“I believe it is easier for people to survive on this train if they have some level of insanity… You need to maintain a proper balance of anxiety and fear and chaos and horror in order to keep life going. And if we don’t have that, we need to invent it.” ~Minister Wilford The above…

Is the Media Railroading Ben Carson…Or Doing Its Job?

Ben Carson

When someone runs for the most important office in the country, they should expect their past to be thoroughly scrutinized by the media. Actually, let me rephrase that: If they’re a Republican, they should expect it. If they’re a Democrat…well, there’s at least a chance it will happen. Regardless, the media should be digging into…

The Self-Martyrdom of John Harwood

John Harwood

I probably spend too much time on Twitter. That’s an admission I would have never envisioned myself making about three years ago, when I had absolutely no interest in the popular social media service. I didn’t get its appeal, I didn’t understand the point of using it, and I was honestly kind of irritated by…

Media Disinterest in the Benghazi Revelations

clinton

Yesterday was a long day of testimony in the Benghazi hearings. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, aggressive Republican questioners, and what were essentially Democratic defense attorneys sparred over points that have been argued exhaustively both in Washington and in the national media. While it was previously determined that the deaths of four American patriots…

Paul Ryan Calls for Unity and Family; Conservatives Outraged

Paul Ryan

When House Speaker John Boehner announced last month that he was resigning from Congress, the GOP was left in a tight spot. They had to find a replacement who could capture the 218 House votes required to lock down the seat. It didn’t take long for congressman Kevin McCarthy — the only leader who seemed…