Posts Tagged ‘ Ted Cruz ’

Convention Theatrics (The Final Day of the RNC)

Convention Theatrics (The Final Day of the RNC)

The biggest news of the RNC thus far has been, without question, Ted Cruz’s magnanimous endorsement of Ted Cruz. It’s too early to predict whether using a national platform to demean the choice of 14 million Republican voters is a wise political strategy going forward, but one thing we can say is that it’s...
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Real Countries Have Borders (Day 3 in Cleveland)

Real Countries Have Borders (Day 3 in Cleveland)

Tonight is the moment that Donald Trump’s running mate, Governor Mike Pence, is introduced to the nation. As I explained after he was chosen, I think much of the furor over Pence’s impact, both positive and negative, is pointless.
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The Delusions Of Dump Trump

The Delusions Of Dump Trump

Update: Neil Munro explores Speaker Paul Ryan’s bizarre Republican trinity. I had the pleasure of attending an informal discussion held by writer/political pundit Fred Barnes recently, where the topics ranged from his biography of Jack Kemp-co-written with McLaughlin Group colleague Morton Kondracke-to his thoughts on the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump. Taking place prior...
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Newt Gingrich (Live On Facebook)

Newt Gingrich (Live On Facebook)

Newt discusses Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Republican Party. He’ll also answer questions from Facebook users. Watch it here.
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GOP Gala Protests

GOP Gala Protests

Apologies for the delay, but the news cycle seems to have gotten the better of us. Without further adieu, here are some of the fantastic photographs taken by our good friend Pamela Hall-with whom we’ve collaborated in the past-outside of the GOP Gala held prior to last Tuesday’s Republican presidential primary. We urge you...
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Missed Connections (Ted Cruz Flops On GMA)

Missed Connections (Ted Cruz Flops On GMA)

We’ve come to expect dissimulation and manipulation from the news media in our country, especially major commercial and public broadcasting networks, national newspapers and prominent Web aggregators such as the Huffington Post and Buzzfeed. We’ve seen this repeatedly in foreign affairs coverage, which has led to a host of disastrous policy decisions in countries ranging...
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Ted Cruz Hits The Big Apple (GMA Town Hall)

Ted Cruz Hits The Big Apple (GMA Town Hall)

I had the dubious honor of being invited to participate in Good Morning America’s first presidential town hall Monday morning, featuring Senator Cruz and his wife Heidi. Although I did not learn anything new, the experience did reaffirm some preexisting beliefs about both the news media-particularly, the way it frames narratives-as well as Ted...
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Precinct Results (New York Primary)

Precinct Results (New York Primary)

Update: An explanation of the delegate selection process, as well as CD vote totals.  Overview of the primary, by the New York Times. 
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Freedom? (The UK Witch Trials)

Freedom? (The UK Witch Trials)

A small victory for freedom of thought in a nation which has gradually descended into the muck of fascism, aided in no small part by the wholesale importation of Islamic radicals. Paul Weston, himself a victim of political persecution for expressing wrong think, explains why Tommy Robinson is the #1 target of the British...
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The Fifth Column (NY ICE Fights Back)

NY ICE Counter Demonstration at Grand Hyatt from NY ICE on Vimeo. Twitter had some real-time reactions to the GOP Gala which are also worth perusing.
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