Tag Archives: Trump

Why the Republican establishment is freaking out

After four months of Donald Trump leading Republican primary polls, 20 Republican leaders gathered over dinner last week to talk about an astonishing option for their national convention. According to The Washington Post, “several longtime Republican power brokers argued that if the controversial billionaire storms through the primaries, the party’s establishment must lay the groundwork […]

Why Trump’s response to “Obama is a Muslim” sadly is not surprising

Yesterday in New Hampshire, Donald Trump was asked a question by a man who directly said that President Obama is a Muslim and not an American. Per CNN: “We have a problem in this country. It’s called Muslims,” an unidentified man who spoke at a question-and-answer town hall event in Rochester, New Hampshire asked the […]

Three key reasons why Trump is actually getting more likely to win nomination

Donald Trump hasn’t gotten much respect from pundits. They said he wouldn’t run for the nomination, or wouldn’t file the financial disclosure paperwork, or wouldn’t put his money in for staff and campaign offices in Iowa and New Hampshire. Then he did all of that. And they said that his comments about McCain would sink […]

Four things Paul LePage and Donald Trump have in common

Donald Trump’s rise in the Republican presidential nomination polls has been swift and possibly short-lived. Then again, comments on my Republican friends’ Facebook pages suggest Trump has a real constituency in the GOP. Those commenters suggest that Trump is not afraid of the media or the Establishment. They like his intensity. Sure, those remarks are […]