The Democrats still have a primary battle going on between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, while Trump seems to have sewn up the GOP nomination. So why are Democrats more upbeat about their contest, while Republicans seem even more nervous about their primary situation?
Things came to a head in the last Fox News debate when Megyn Kelly, Bret Baier and Chris Wallace all attempted to "fact-check" some of my past statements and claims. This is not the kind of treatment I expect when I appear, in good faith, on a comedy channel.
We had two Democratic debates and one Republican debate last week. The GOP one was shocking -- because nobody said anything shocking! Yes, that's truly how far the Republicans have sunk -- to the Sherlockian level of the dog not snarling in the night being the big news.
The focus of the media was the "civility" of this debate compared to previous ones, combined with typical horse race speculations about which candidate won and which lost. Well, I can't tell you who won, but I can tell you who lost: the American people lost.
The candidates' factual stumbles touched on ISIS, ethanol, climate change and more.
They lack the courage to criticize him -- even for encouraging assault.
Trump accused Rubio of being politically correct for pointing out that there are Muslims who love America.
"There is some anger. There is also some great love for the country."
He said the United States must "be able to fight on at least somewhat of an equal footing or we will never, ever knock out ISIS."