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.
The "Super Tuesday" primaries may be a turning point for America -- and quite possibly a turn for the worse.
In a Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump race -- which, the Beltway keening aside, seems the probable outcome of the primaries -- what are the odds the GOP can take the White House, Congress and the Supreme Court?
When I moved to Monroeville, Alabama, in 1975, it was because of Bill Stewart, not Nelle Harper Lee. Stewart was the publisher of The Monroe Journal, an excellent weekly run by Bill Stewart's son, Steve, and his daughter-in-law, Patrice.
Today's column is for the benefit of one Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson.
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