GOP Debate in Houston

Apparently I like to torture myself because I watched the entire GOP debate tonight. And these tweets basically recap it: Wait, is Ted Cruz currently arguing FOR people “dying in the streets” in an attempt to make Trump look bad? WTF, bro. #GOPDebate — Sarah Blackstock🙄🤗 (@sarahblackstock) February 26, 2016 Rubio is legit about to…

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This election is weird, y’all.

One state choosing Trump and Sanders on the same night is interesting, to say the least. Bernie Sanders just easily won the New Hampshire primary. New Hampshire primary results: Donald Trump wins. This is going to be a really interesting election season. The pundits have been wrong so often already that there’s no way to…

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GOP Debate Night

I can’t help myself and watch every primary debate, and unfortunately, there have basically been a zillion for the Republicans so far this time and yikes. Here, torture yourself with the tweets I shared/read while I watched: I almost gave up at this point, but just as I reached for the remote, Wolf said they…

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Party Systems & the GOP in 2015

I’ve been thinking about American political parties some today after hearing about a report from the Washington Post that saying the RNC/GOP may be making plans for how to nominate someone other than Trump if he’s in the lead going into the convention. And? Okay. I understand that, because: Trump. But, on the other hand,…

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To Read: Dr. Ben Carson is Not Smart

I appreciate this neurologist’s take on Carson on Daily Kos (because WHYYYYYYY is he still in the race!). First, he defines what it is to be smart: “‘Smart’ is a multifaceted cognitive feature composed of excellent analytical skills, possession of an extensive knowledge base that is easily and frequently augmented, possession of a good memory, and being…

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Trump, African President

I was (and remain, at least a little) skeptical of Trevor Noah taking over as host for The Daily Show. But he’s doing well so far & this piece was a little bit of brilliance that we likely wouldn’t have gotten without this exact host making this particular personal connection: Donald Trump: America’s African President.

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