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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More pearl-clutching hypocrisy from the left What's sauce for the gander is apparently not an acceptable sauce for the goose!

From The Wall Street Journal: Big Labor Unions Step Up Presidential-Election Spending Funding to outside political groups increases 38% as part of an effort to boost Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton By Brody Mullins, Rebecca Ballhaus and Michelle Hackman | Updated Oct. 18, 2016 9:25 a.m. ET PHILADELPHIA—U.S. labor unions are plowing money into the 2016 …

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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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So much for populism!

From my favorite CNNMoney reporter: Investors really want Clinton to win now by Heather Long   @byHeatherLong October 17, 2016: 4:55 PM ET Investors are now saying loudly and clearly: We want Hillary Clinton to win, and we think she will. Nearly all the “market metrics” point to a Clinton victory. Investors are no longer …

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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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A Tale of Two Polls

Poll: @HillaryClinton vs. @realDonaldTrump vs. @GovGaryJohnson vs. @DrJillStein. pic.twitter.com/MD4VNmwwuO — Fox News (@FoxNews) October 16, 2016 Breaking: Clinton’s lead over Trump widens to 11 points, aided by women and swing voters: WSJ/NBC poll https://t.co/9IklK92DxI — Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) October 16, 2016 From The Wall Street Journal: Hillary Clinton Extends Lead Over Donald Trump to …

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Is voting third party the throwing away of your vote?

From my favorite CNNMoney reporter: I’m casting a ‘protest vote’ in 2016 by Heather Long | @byHeatherLong | October 15, 2016: 8:38 AM ET“You’re just throwing away your vote.” Dan Mizener of Cleveland, Ohio, has heard that many times since he told friends that he’s voting for Gary Johnson, the libertarian candidate. He used to …

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Media bias, media dishonesty: the professional media are all over Donald Trump’s character problems, but avoid any mention of Hillary Clinton’s failures Fox News is in the bag for Donald Trump; the rest of the meedia are clearly supporting Hillary Clinton

One of the problems with having such a rotten Republican presidential candidate is that it allows the media to get away with ignoring the rottenness of the Democratic presidential nominee. From The Wall Street Journal: The Press Buries Hillary Clinton’s Sins As reporters focus on Trump, they miss new details on Clinton’s rotten record. By …

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Do as I say, don’t do as I do!

From The Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump’s Use of Foreign Steel Undercuts a Major Campaign Theme Candidate calls for boosting U.S. steel industry but his buildings are often built with cheaper imports By John W. Miller | October 14, 2016 2:41 p.m. ET PITTSBURGH— Donald Trump has made revitalizing manufacturing—specifically the U.S. steel industry—a core …

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