There are a lot of people who would think that this is an accurate depiction of Hillary. I don’t know if I’d go that far, but it might be close. In any case, a lot of fun stuff.
Never mind the Bushes. Forget about McCain and Romney. And while you’re at it, ignore for a moment the GOP politicians and conservative media pundits who consider it necessary to inform you that they don’t support Donald Trump. Let’s instead try and figure out what’s driving this phenomenon. Even though he’s the undisputed GOP nominee, there remain conservatives who consider it their political duty to inform us that Trump is a flawed candidate. OK, NeverTrumpers, thanks for the insight. Just one question about all of the grumbling. What is the point?
Welcome, Colin Kapernick, to the Major League of Unforgettable Stupidity, well-known athlete division. It only took one brief comment, but Colin hit the end zone when he explained why he sat out the Star Bangled Banner at a recent exhibition game. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.”
Free speech in America is a wonderful thing. It gives us the right to speak out when someone says something so stupid that it demands a response like, “You’re so full of crap, it’s bubbling out the top of your head.” A little graphic perhaps. But hey, the First Amendment covers imagery too. If it works, use it.
In President Obama’s recent speech in response to the Orlando shooting, he admitted that he’s chosen not to use the term “radical Islam” when discussing terrorist attacks. He said that the term would neither accomplish nor change anything. And then he asked us, “Is there a military strategy that is served by this?” To which I would reply a resounding YES.
Any able leader, whether in the military, government, or business, understands the fundamental concept of a “target.” It’s the thing that gets defined and identified so the organization knows what it is that they’re trying to do. So what is the Obama administration trying to do? It’s true that the president correctly stated that, “Our mission is to destroy ISIL.” But who and what is ISIL? Apparently Obama doesn’t want to say.
Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican Party nomination after his decisive win in Indiana. The post mortems have begun. Blame, recrimination, and threats, particularly from those who failed to secure the nomination for themselves or their favored candidate.
The headline of the week has been the death of the Grand Old Party. The Atlantic proclaimed, “The Day the Republican Party Died.” Perhaps Don McLean can be plucked from the shelves of the Rock and Roll Museum, dusted off, and tasked with writing a new song. “The three men I admired most, Jeb, Ted, and Mitt, caught the last #NeverTrump train for the coast.” Mr. McLean can work on the rhyming bit.