Category Archives: Columns

What Happens if Trump Polls 100 percent?

Actually, I don’t expect him to ever poll more than 99 percent, not even among Republicans, unless the pollsters deliberately avoid Lindsay Graham, Rand Paul and their scanty assortment of followers. However, this week Trump scored 40 percent – his best showing yet — among Republicans in a national poll conducted by an outfit called…

Jorge Ramos, Univision’s Port Side Anchor

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos is a man on a mission. He repeatedly describes himself as a 'reporter' and a 'journalist,' but in fact Ramos is an activist with a radical agenda. That was made clear again this week when he interrupted a Donald Trump press conference to harangue the candidate about immigration policy. A few…

The Virginia Shooter’s Social Media Promoters

Virginia Shooting Victims

This morning I was logged in to Twitter when news reports began streaming in on the identity of the murder suspect in the shooting of Virginia reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward. The suspect was said to be a disgruntled, former colleague of the victims. Until that moment, I hadn’t been paying much attention…

GOP Suicide Prize; and the winner is…

Ken-Cuccinelli

I don’t know why nobody ever thought of this before, but I would like to propose creating a monthly GOP Suicide Prize. To qualify for the prize – a large, handsome, gold-plated trophy with a rendering of Mark Anthony etched on the front — an official of the Republican party must demonstrate, through words and…

Is Trump a Net Plus or Minus for the GOP?

If I were to write a column or say something on television that is unflattering about Jeb Bush or John Kasich or Carly Fiorina or Chris Christie or any other moderate Republican, I wouldn’t get emails from their supporters calling me a moron and telling me to drop dead. But say something negative about Donald…