You really need to read this if you still believe there is a meaningful difference between the 2 parties. I’ve said for some time that Hillary is the most Nixonian candidate since Nixon. I am now amending that to read: Hillary is the most Nixonian candidate, ever!
“I would say that a majority of people in my circle will vote for Hillary,“ leading neoconservative Robert Kagan told people at a Clinton fundraiser.
Source: Robert Kagan and Other Neocons Are Backing Hillary Clinton
Bernie backers want change, not the status quo that Clinton offers, so they have no obligation to her in November
Source: Hear this, Sanders supporters — you don’t need to back Hillary: You have every right to say “Bernie or bust” – Salon.com
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton register net negative ratings in double digits, indicating the front-runners for each party’s presidential nominations are viewed negatively at historic levels, according to a new CBS/New York Times poll.
Source: Poll: Trump, Clinton score historic unfavorable ratings – CNNPolitics.com
What the article doesn’t mention is that Trump’s negatives are improving. Meanwhile, Hillary’s–although still slightly better than Trumps–have been steady for the past 2 years. If trends continue, Trump could be viewed more favorably than Hillary by November. Either way, barring a meteor strike, we will be electing a president that more than half the population do not like.
I watched most of the Fox News Republican debate last night from Detroit. My take away is that these folks don’t care about our country and it is all about posturing to attain personal power.…
Source: Party Before Country | Perspectives from Foggytown
Just posted to my long form blog.
Want to understand Donald Trump? Look to another bigoted insurgent who promised to make America great again.
Source: How the ghost of George Wallace hijacked the GOP
This is the best explanation of the rise of Trumpism that I have seen.