Whenever I hear some otherwise smart person explain to me how Joe Biden is going to march in and become the Democratic nominee, or how "they" -- whoever they are -- are going to come in and save the Republican Party from Donald Trump, I pretty much know that person has never been to a convention or met a delegate, let alone tried to convince one to be for someone other than the person he or she was elected to support.
When I was a kid in knee socks held up with rubber bands from the produce aisle, my fourth-grade teacher scribbled a note on my report card. Rheta has a flair for drama.
We should probably start thinking about what we're going to do after Trump.
This is how John Ward described killing his first wife.
It is desperation time for the Republican party establishment.
Narrow victories in the Kentucky caucuses and the Louisiana primary, the largest states decided on Saturday, have moved Donald Trump one step nearer to the nomination.
By now it's obvious that lecturing Donald Trump supporters about why they shouldn't vote for him only confirms their convictions. If you're part of the "establishment," which approximately means anyone who has served in government or, grab your garlic garland, a member of the media, your opinion matters less than whatever you scrape off your shoe.
"If he was for it, we had to be against it."
Donald Trump "appeals to racism."
Just as Donald Trump did a Super Tuesday stomp on the Republican establishment, the establishment showed why it deserved the rough treatment.
The worst political blunder of all time, according to scientist Freeman Dyson, was the decision of the emperor of China in 1433 to cut off his country from the outside world.
Can I say I was right? OK, half right.
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