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The Politicization of Everything

Laura Hollis, There is a quote that is often attributed to former U.S. Representative Barney Frank: “’Government’ is simply the name we give to the things we choose to do together.” When Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick quoted Rep. Frank at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, I just rolled my eyes. First, “we” often don’t get

Trump suggests general election could be ‘rigged’

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested Monday that he fears the general election “is going to be rigged” — an unprecedented assertion by a modern presidential candidate. Trump’s extraordinary claim — one he did not back up with any immediate evidence — would, if it became more than just an offhand comment, seem to threaten

Hillary Clinton’s Awful Day On Trade

Hillary Clinton’s true position on trade was finally exposed at the end of the day, when her best friend and former campaign chairman Governor Terry McAuliffe stated that Clinton will approve TPP. But that was the end of a very long day of surrogates going off message, and Clinton shifting her position on NAFTA…again. While

I Now Believe Donald Trump Is On Track to Win the Presidency

Erick Erickson,  I have said repeatedly, over and over, ad nauseum that I do not believe Donald Trump will win the Presidency. Yes, it has always been possible, but it has been very, very improbable that this would happen. I have also said repeatedly that events can change things. And events are now changing things

Trump takes center stage at #RNC2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will try to restore order to his convention on Thursday with a prime-time speech after rival Ted Cruz drew boos for refusing to endorse him. Trump’s speech will close out a four-day conclave in Cleveland that exposed continuing divisions among Republicans over their nominee at a time when they need