Forty-eight hours after Donald Trump wrapped up the Republican nomination with a smashing victory in the Indiana primary, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he could not yet support Trump.
OXFORD -- State Rep. Jay Hughes could introduce a bill next session to declare sweet tea the state beverage and it wouldn't make it out of committee.
So it has come to this: Trump 2016.
It wasn't precisely an act of moral courage, but House Speaker Paul D. Ryan's (Wis.) comment that he's not ready to support presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump was at least . . . something.
"The two living Republican past presidents, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush, have no plans to endorse Trump, according to their spokesmen." So said the lead story in The Washington Post.
Days before the Indiana primary, Ted Cruz paraded his two young daughters in matching pink dresses and spoke darkly of "putting little girls alone in a bathroom with grown men."
Sometimes the road to hell is paved with bad intentions.
Friday, a Russian SU-27 did a barrel roll over a U.S. RC-135 over the Baltic, the second time in two weeks.
As the human circus of presidential politics has plodded along for what seems a decade now, a revolution has been taking place in the ever-more-dignified animal kingdom.
Be careful what you put on social media, what you choose to keep a record of, what kind of information is vulnerable and therefore should be carefully protected from the ruinous reach of hackers.
Let's set aside for a moment any concerns about the character, history and political philosophy of the five remaining presidential candidates: Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders along with Republicans Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich.
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