What Bill Clinton Should Have Said—And Trump Shouldn’t Have

In a rather surprising admission, Barack Obama said that Hillary Clinton is much more qualified then he was when he ran against her eight...

Many Conservatives Praise the Dem Convention, but Not the Nominee

The great thing about having the second convention is that you can “tweak” your messages to play off the other party, or to take...

Will Tim Kaine’s Democratic Predecessor Vote Against Hillary?

At a time when some Republicans say they won’t vote for Donald Trump, here’s a Democrat who says he might: former Democratic Presidential Candidate,...

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Post-Convention GOP

Facts are important, but it’s more fun to hear what people think. There have been a lot of interviews of Republican advisers since the...

Shakespearean Tragedies Played Out in Both Conventions

The Republican convention had the Shakespearean tragedy of Rafael (“Ted”) Cruz, in which, an ambitious man’s ego became his undoing. Then, the Democratic...

Ted and Bernie: What They Should Have Said

Everybody’s been there. You say something, and five minutes later, the perfect response comes to mind. We’re talking about the presidential conventions....

DNC Rules Committee Marginally Reforms ‘Superdelegate’ System

All year long, people have been complaining about the 712 unelected “Superdelegates” in the Democratic primaries. That’s 15% of the total! While...

Trump Takes the Lead—Can Hillary Take It Back?

For the first time this year, it looks as if Donald Trump has a solid polling lead over Hillary Clinton, although it’s still within...

Veep ‘Battle’ May Seem More Like a Love-Fest

The big news over the weekend is discussion of the vice presidential picks. Neither pick was official just four days ago. There...

Will Philadelphia Get Off as Easy as Cleveland Did?

On another page, we wondered if there would be violence around the GOP convention in Cleveland, like the violence around the Democratic convention in...

Trump’s Convention Speech: Do Americans Really Want Details?

Throughout the campaign season so far, Democrats have complained that Donald Trump has spoken in generalities and platitudes. In fact, during Trump’s acceptance...

How Trump Warms Up the Party for His Acceptance Speech

Just when you think Donald Trump is truly brilliant. . .he does something to look pretty dim. On the upside, he totally humiliated...

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