The truth hurts It's not just that a majority of white women voted for Donald Trump; only 43% of them voted for Hillary Clinton

Jill Filipovic, attorney and feminist writer, ignores reality: What Donald Trump Thinks It Takes to Be a Man Jill Filipovic1 | November 2, 2017 Donald Trump is a new kind of old-school American man. In some ways, he’s a throwback to days when authority and power were exclusively white and male by definition, when displays …

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I voted my conscience today

Work ran late today, but I still got off in plenty of time to get to the polls and vote. There was a bit of a line, but not much, and they all looked like working people, who were casting their ballots after doing their jobs all day. I voted as I said I would, …

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Gail Collins of The New York Times doesn’t like third party voting

Gail Collins, an OpEd columnist for The New York Times, wants to be sure to tie Donald Trump to other Republican candidates: Republican Candidates, Admit It’s Hillary You’re Voting For by Gail Collins | November 3, 2016 Look, you need a rest. Let’s talk about the Senate races. If Hillary Clinton wins — and if …

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Gary Johnson is falling in the polls, and most of his support seems to be going to Donald Trump

From FiveThirtyEight: What Went Wrong For Gary Johnson By Harry Enten | October 24, 2016 | 10:44 AM This was supposed to be the year the Libertarian Party went mainstream. Given the two historically unpopular major party candidates and with a former governor, Gary Johnson, as their nominee, things were looking good for the Libertarians. …

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Voting with a clear conscience

I have noted previously that I have voted for every Republican presidential nominee since 1980, but that I could not, and would not vote for Donald Trump. Instead, I will vote for Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party nominee. He will not win, but at least I won’t feel that I have soiled myself by voting …

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Hillary Clinton: A drunk for President? We can't trust her to answer the 3 PM phone call!

Remember the “3 AM phone call” ad that Hillary Clinton ran during her 2008 run for the Democratic presidential nomination? Well, with the latest batch of John Podesta’s e-mails released by Wikileaks tells us that we can’t really trust her to answer the phone at 3 PM! Wikileaks has uncovered yet another scandal for Hillary …

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My vote won’t count . . . but it could

As our too-few regular readers know, the Editor lives in Pennsylvania. I have already noted that my vote won’t count, because Hillary Clinton will carry the Keystone State easily, and thus take all twenty of the state’s twenty electoral votes. The votes of everyone who casts a ballot for someone other than Mrs Clinton will …

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Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton want to pile on more and more debt

For those of us who have been thoroughly critical of President Obama’s profligate spending and piling on of debt, intellectual consistency requires that we be concerned about both Donald Trump’s and Hillary Clinton’s plans to pile on even more. Sadly, the Republican candidate is even worse than the Democrat on this: GOP think tank: Trump’s …

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Erick Erickson wants you to vote for Evan McMullin for President

From Erick Erickson: For Character By Erick Erickson | October 17, 2016, 08:00am The race for President is over. It is unfortunate. We will be stuck with Hillary Clinton barring a miracle. Republicans need to focus on saving the House and Senate. But Republican voters also need to send a message to their party that …

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What will happen to down ballot #NeverTrump Republican candidates? Most of them are scared to death

From Commentary: Voters Set to Reward Trump-Dumpers by Noah Rothman | October 16, 2016 Republicans have a bitter choice to make. Do they abandon their party’s nominee and risk the wrath of the base or do they stand by him and suffer the consequences on Election Day? Republican incumbents have so far focused only on …

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