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Racism, Dog Whistles, And The Trump Phenomenon

A while back I watched the film Mississippi Burning, and was struck by how much of the KKK rhetoric in the film reminded me of that coming from the Trump campaign in tone and substance. No, I don’t mean the … Continue reading

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A Conman Doesn’t Need To Be Smart To Be Successful

In fact, the conmen I’ve met were borderline retarded in nearly all areas but one: How to lie. In this one area, they were near geniuses. This is in fact one of their secrets to success. A successful conman is … Continue reading

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Dennis Prager made an impassioned plea for conservatives to support Donald Trump because there was a chance he might be better than Hillary Clinton. To this, David French gave a masterful reply, which should be read in full. Here are … Continue reading

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I’ve Seen This Trump Movie Before

It was nearly thirty years ago. My wife and I were trying to gain support for being overseas missionaries. I was young, shy, earnest, and naive. The church we were at gave us encouragement and told us to keep trying, … Continue reading

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Trump Hasn’t Expanded The GOP: He’s Just Revealed What The GOP Is Really About

Ed Morrissey reflects on surveys reported indicating that by and large Donald Trump hasn’t expanded the GOP, but has merely brought more Republicans into the primary process. This has two rather large, negative implications for the GOP: It means that … Continue reading

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No, Ross Perot Supporters Were Not Throwing Their Votes Away in the 1990s, Nor Are 3rd Party Voters In 2016

For a number of reasons, I have always been disdainful of people who voted for Ross Perot in 1992 and 1996. For one thing, I always thought that Bill Clinton was a shamelessly appalling human being completely unfit for the … Continue reading

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Dan McLaughlin— Maybe the biggest of all the divides in the pro-Trump and anti-Trump electorates is this – Trump’s supporters are not embarrassed by him. They mostly think he is either doing the things a leader is supposed to do, … Continue reading

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