Tagged: 2016 primaries

Change is an Elusive Goal

Change is an Elusive Goal

  I get calls from the Democratic Party asking me to become involved in this year’s campaign, and I always politely decline. I’m not as frisky as I was back in 2008 when Sandra and...

Quit Already, Bernie!

Quit Already, Bernie!

  So Bernie won the Democratic primary in Indiana. So what? He still isn’t going to be the Democratic nominee. He is just being a distraction – a damaging distraction – from the tough fight ahead....

The Job Loss Crisis

The Job Loss Crisis

  With the Indiana primaries looming just as Carrier prepares to move 1,400 jobs to Mexico, the plight of America’s manufacturing workers is again in the spotlight. We are getting a lot of hot air from some presidential candidates. They’re...

Noise from an Empty Barrel

Noise from an Empty Barrel

The people who tell me they’re voting for Donald Trump always say it’s because he’s a successful businessman, not a politician. But why would they want a businessman who knows nothing about politics –...

Trump’s Silly Suggestion

Trump’s Silly Suggestion

Of course Donald Trump wants Bernie Sanders to run a third-party campaign. It would split the Democratic vote and put a Republican – Trump thinks it will be him – in the White House. But, ironically,...

Made for Each Other

Made for Each Other

  The media are reporting that Ted Cruz is eyeing Carly Fiorina as his running mate if he wins the Republican nomination. And I am horrified by the possibility of witnessing such a union. To...

End of Two-Party Politics?

End of Two-Party Politics?

As the stop-Trump movement grows on the right and the stop-Hillary movement grows on the left, I have to wonder what on earth is going on? I suspect sabotage. It’s clearly in the interests...

Hillary’s Bad Press

Hillary’s Bad Press

If it proves nothing else, this campaign season is demonstrating beyond a reasonable doubt that the power of the media has been wildly overestimated. While the press relentlessly smears Hillary, for example, most Democrats...

The Kasich Fantasy

The Kasich Fantasy

First, I was shocked to find out that there are Republicans in New York. Who are these people, I wonder. Do they live in some exclusive Park Avenue penthouse, insulated from reality by a...