Tag Archive: Donald Trump

Trump’s Candidacy a Mix of Richard Pryor and the Twilight Zone

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I had a good laugh the other day when a regular visitor to this website wrote that Donald Trump’s campaign conduct reminds her of six-year-old Anthony Fremont from the classic Twilight Zone episode, “It’s a Good Life.” The comparison was dead-on. For those of you who’ve never seen the episode (or its remade version in…

Why Bernie Sanders Matters More Than Donald Trump

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It used to be (not so long ago) that when a liberal politician was accused of being a socialist, they’d adamantly reject the notion. It’s easy to understand why. What kind of American leader, after all, would want to be identified with a system that has not only consistently failed throughout history, but also stands…

Lindsey Graham Ponders a Brad Pitt Candidacy

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Back in 2004, I ordered a DVD of that year’s Republican National Convention highlights off of a GOP website. Little did I know (though I really should have) that from that day forward, my email address would end up in the hands of practically every Republican candidate running for national office—well, in the hands of…

How Donald Trump Could Actually Be Useful to the Romney Campaign

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Over the past couple of years, I believe that Donald Trump has generally done more to hurt the Republican party’s chances of retaking the presidency than he’s done to help them. From his mainstreaming of the Birther movement to his incessant toying with the notion that he might run for the office himself, he’s displayed…

I Thought Affirmative Action Was a Good Thing

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If affirmative action was such a great idea, then why is the left branding anyone a racist who might suggest that President Obama benefitted from the policy? Donald Trump has brought the President’s academic record into the spotlight by asking how he gained admittance to Columbia University and Harvard Law School after having less than…