Brent Budowsky: Not since the days of the racist governors of the segregationist South has any American politician so embodied values that are alien to the American idea as Donald Trump does today.
Lauren Steiner: “On the first day of Christmas, Bernie gave to me, an end to inequality. On the second day of Christmas, Bernie gave to me, 15 bucks an hour and an end to inequality.”
Rivera Sun: If we live in a time when one of our presidential candidates does not seem to mind being compared to Hitler, then we must organize in such a way that we can be compared to Sophie Scholl and the White Rose.
Steve Hochstadt: The earlier comic Superman hid his vast strength under a meek disguise, but when it came time to rescue us, he boldly displayed his awesome powers. Trump has never toyed with humility, but only recently has he thrown off all disguise to reveal the truly superhuman Trump.
Brent Budowsky: The pressure from GOP leaders will momentarily become excruciating on lagging candidates such as Jeb Bush to withdraw from the race and endorse a center-right candidate such as Marco Rubio, who consistently runs slightly ahead of Clinton in polls.
Mark Bowen: Just take a look at the increasingly bigoted behavior of the quintessential personification of this divisive form of politics, first mocking Native Americans this past summer, and now this blatant attempt to go after Trump voters by hatemongering Muslims.
Sam Husseini: there’s a logic to the nativist Muslim bashing. It’s obviously wrong, but it’s rational given the skewed information the public is given.
Lance Simmens: Donald Trump is scary in so many ways, not the least of which is a childish obnoxiousness that begs adult supervision and discipline.
Michael T. Hertz: The corker of all stories came out today when Trump said that Clarence Thomas is very strong and consistent and his favorite member of the Supreme Court.
efore a cheering and whooping crowd in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Donald Trump, spewing the blustery rhetoric of a demagogue, declared that the United States should ban all Muslims from entering the country. He claimed to have Muslim friends who supported his position. He claimed that Muslims want “to change your religion.” He claimed that […]
Larry Wines: Throw in a media insider’s (reality TV star’s) understanding that lets you evoke “I’m-as-mad-as-hell-and-I’m-not-going-to-take-this-anymore,” the iconic Howard Beale from “Network,” and you get Donald Trump.
Ken Wolf: Perhaps we have never before in the history of our country seen such a clear, widespread and dramatic demonstration of angry immorality as we see in the 2015 Trump phenomenon.
Joseph Palermo: Who exactly from the Republican National Committee or the Republican-controlled Congress is going to step up to jettison Trump? Reince Priebus? Paul Ryan? Mitch McConnell? Mitt Romney? There’s no indication that the RNC or any prominent Republican figure can hit the brakes on the Trump clown car.