Tag Archives: Ben Carson

Live-Blogging the GOP Debate…This Should Be a Good One

6:00–How will Scalia’s death affect this debate? We’re about to find out… 6:01–It should be a barn-burner. Chief asshole Ted Cruz has already said he wants to wait until next year for a replacement which would be unprecedented. 6:02–This phony debate begins with a moment of silence which is more than most candidates gave before… Read More »

Could Trump Actually Be the Nominee? It’s Looking That Way…

Trump’s “stunning” win in New Hampshire (so says a media that thinks a months-long polling advantage is surprising) may be a bigger deal than it at first appears. “But Alabama Liberal, you just said Bernie’s win was no big deal?” That’s right, but that’s because the state is Bernie’s backyard, lilly-white, and he’s not polling well… Read More »

Is Trump TRYING to Lose This Race? The Conclusion…Try Not to Die of Excitement

[And so ends our trilogy of articles. Who says bloggers don’t know how to build suspense with unnecessary cliffhangers? Hey, at least I didn’t make the too-frequent mistake of internet journalism by writing a 30-paragraph article just because I can, word count be damned…] It’s no secret that Trump doesn’t get along with Jeb Bush… Read More »

Live-Blogging ANOTHER GOP Debate…This is a Full-Time Job

Another GOP debate? This is becoming a full-time job… 5:20–Ben Carson is refusing to walk out on stage…for some reason. Bizarre protest… 5:22–Trump joins him, because, “ehhhh, what the hell?” 5:25–Trump is defending his foreign policy credentials and against Cruz attacks. 5:26–Ben Carson goes after Ted Cruz for very dirty tricks. Good for him. He’s still a… Read More »

Are Republican Immigrants Setting Up a GOP That They Don’t Fit Into?

As I pointed out in the article right before this one—“Does Ted Cruz Know that Half of Faux News is From NY?”—the Republicans are looking less and less like the hillbillies they cater to. In fact, if they weren’t so desperate to appeal to Evangelical zealots and rural xenophobia, they might note that they (technically)… Read More »