One of my colleagues, Demi Dowdy, and I were talking about whether Donald Trump would lead a third-party movement, which the Republican presidential hopeful has said he wouldn’t do. I said I doubted Trump, who loves "winning," would try such a bid, which would be doomed to fail. That would make Trump a loser, and […]
I went to Donald Trump's rally tonight in Raleigh. My impressions begin: The crowd filing into Dorton Arena on the state fairgrounds was younger than I had expected. Of course many people were middle-aged, but I was surprised to see how many teens and people in their twenties there seemed to be. There were also […]
The battle for the GOP nomination continues with last night’s third debate, spitefully “moderated” by CNBC. (By the way, there was nothing “moderate” or fair about most of the questions asked last night.)
Despite political pundits hailing Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz as triumphant, the American public seem to disagree, at least online. Every poll, from Drudge to TIME, has named Donald Trump as the winner of last night’s debate. He also came across as much more reserved, agreeable, and far less brash. No one can argue that there is more substance there.