All tagged GOP

We Don’t Have a Trump Problem, We Have a Republican Voter Problem

Any time a candidate for president of the United States makes the kind of statements that Trump has made and continues to consistently top the polls in the Republican Party’s race, that is a story worth covering. However, the media seems unwilling to take the Trump phenomenon to its natural conclusion: that Trump has flourished for such a sustained period of time is less an indictment of Donald Trump, but rather says far more about the constituents of the Republican Party.

Musings on the CNN Republican Presidential Debate

It’s the most wonderful time of the year -- for those of us who derive pleasure from the antics of the Republican presidential primaries. This past week, eleven top-polling candidates gathered to vie for both the 2016 nomination and the most convincing embodiment of the retrospectively declared saintly principles of Ronald Reagan, whose presidential library aptly served as the location for the CNN debate.