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Sep 20 2015

Trump Fails to Bully, Loses Bluster

Donald Trump

By Roger Simon There was a stage, and on it, there was Donald Trump. But Trump didn’t dominate the stage. And that may have been a first. He was once again debating a chorus line of Republican presidential candidates, but there was a big difference Wednesday night: Trump didn’t have a Trump audience in his …

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Jul 31 2015

Trump and the High Priests of the Press

By Roger Simon Having decided that Donald Trump is unworthy of his popularity, the grandees of journalism are hard-pressed to explain why he is so popular. “It came slightly ahead of schedule,” The Wall Street Journal gleefully wrote last week, “but Donald Trump’s inevitable self-immolation arrived on the weekend when he assailed John McCain’s war …

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Aug 13 2013

The Bully Party:This sure isn’t the representative democracy the Founders were after

If our government were a card game, the American people would surely have realized by now that they’re playing with a marked deck. The Republicans are cheating. In the 2012 elections, Democratic candidates for House seats collectively won about five percent more votes than their Republican opponents did overall. Yet the Republicans hung onto their …

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