May 25, 2016
Trump is clever enough to deflect responsibility by shifting blame. The template has served him well. If Trump were so concerned about the Clintons' alleged role in Foster's death, why, then, did Trump continue contributing to Clinton campaigns and causes?
May 23, 2016
Given the high stakes, a contest between a scheming fake and a dangerous bluffer inspires little confidence and possibly little interest in voting. What are we going to do? The answer is, of course, vote. The high ground may be more molehill than mountain, but it still beats the gutter.
May 18, 2016
If you're looking for a fresh face or an anti-establishment candidate, Hillary isn't it. Neither are Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, both of whom have been haunting the public square nearly all of their adult lives , one a raging radical, the other a radical rager.
May 11, 2016
It should be obvious that Trump knows nothing of what he speaks. His disastrous economic ideas are the latest nonsense. Had an approval system been in place, it's conceivable that Kasich could be accepting the nomination.
May 8, 2016
The GOP began digging its own grave years ago and dropped one foot in when McCain selected Sarah Palin as his running mate. With Trump's almost-certain nomination, the other foot has followed.
May 4, 2016
Whatever Cruz has wanted voters to think about him, the qualities and character that can't be gleaned from a resume, he lost control of the narrative.
May 1, 2016
The only thing Trump's got going for him, one is tempted to say, is the men's vote, which is no way to deflect accusations of a GOP war on women.
Apr 27, 2016
Plato, who was Aristotle's mentor, thought that rhetoric in the wrong hands was dangerous. Which brings us to Donald Trump. What better time to be reviewing rhetoric's modern applications than during a presidential election that features blazing examples of unsavory rhetoric.