2016 republican candidates
She's looking at you, Donald Trump.
I am hoping to see LGBTQ Republicans publicly bring to the fore how being anti-LGBTQ in 2015 is a huge political liability for any Republican candidate, especially one seeking the highest office in the land.
So here's the takeaway to all you politicians who demonize Muslim Americans in order to play to the prejudices of your base voters. Don't come courting us in October. We're gone. If you can make up those millions of votes elsewhere, good luck to you. You have acted at your peril.
Republican futility is fueled by vapid intellectual disdain exhibited towards vision, wisdom, and long-term thinking, and a rejection of the foundational tenets of scientific inquiry. Unfortunately, we have long relied upon a vibrant and conscientious two-party system that is today absent.
While the media is currently having lots of fun asking their hypothetical "gotcha" question over a non-existent Muslim candidate, the possibility that Bernie Sanders could become America's first Jewish president should be a valid topic for conversation in the midst of this campaign.
A deep concern is why so many in our present American culture can't see through a bullying charade and aren't repulsed by it. The disrespect and disdain Trump propounds against women is way beyond the pale. It has no place in front of a live microphone.
Right now, the country deserves better than this array. Perhaps as the polls narrow down and the money dries up, we will hear better. But for now, it is really disappointing that this field of people who aspire to lead us looks so frail.
As the presidential race heats up, all candidates will be judged on questions of policy and character. Those who embrace the difficult and unglamorous responsibilities of daily citizenship will have a greater claim to the type of character that can lead a nation.
Donald Trump has been an exhibitionist since he was a spoiled, undistinguished kid. At some point in his youth he must have discovered that if he made a big enough fuss, it did not make any difference what the fuss was about, he'd get attention no matter what.
They're at it again. Thursday night, the first buzz-fed Fox News Republican debate -- which some brave wizard at CNN called "the most anticipated 2016 election event to date" -- will pit the top ten polling entrees against each other, a mere 14 months ahead of the election.
"This is a defining moment in the future of the Republican party," Graham said. "We can't worry about what Donald Trump might
Take Bush adviser Mike Murphy, who is helping to hire staff and direct the political strategy for the pending campaign while
A TWINKLE IN HIS EYE A spokeswoman for Bush, Kristy Campbell, said his "Right to Rise" super-PAC was not paying for any "testing