Walter Moss: “And I’m “sorry losers and haters, but my I.Q. is one of the highest—and you all know it!” and I also have “the world’s greatest memory.”
Steve Ybarra: It is so much fun watching the Republicants trying to run away from Trump now. Let’s face it, Trump is a payaso (clown).
Alvaro Huerta: In retrospect, I should have written about their remarkable stories of hard work, sacrifice and resilience in a hostile society.
Berry Craig: The billionaire, narcissistic neo-Know Nothing is a bare-knucks union buster. He is doing all he can to deny his Las Vegas hotel workers the union they voted in. He prefers “right to work” states to non-RTW states.
John Peeler: Trump has beaten them all by embodying Rand’s hero even as he disregards Rand’s dogma. Rand’s hero could never be bound by dogma. It’s all about him.
Peter Laarman: I have been reading and hearing that there is considerable mourning among the ranks of the good Christian soldiers of Iowa and elsewhere that Ted’s path was “foreclosed” by the Trump juggernaut.
Ron Briley: Similar to Moses, Sanders may not be able to make it to the Promised Land in 2016, but his campaign demonstrates that Americans of a younger generation, unlike my late parents, are open to fundamental restricting of the system and moving beyond demagogic scapegoating.
Enrique Buelna: Trump has wasted no time in targeting “illegals”—especially Mexicans—for causing the nation’s economic woes.
Joseph Palermo: The same Republican leaders who mined birtherism, xenophobia, and racist dog whistles for political gold, and who failed to stop the Trump clown car when they had the chance, are now gearing up to pantomime a unified party. presumptive nominee
Robert Reich: Outsiders and mavericks are often attractive to an American electorate chronically suspicious of political insiders, but the anti-establishment sentiments unleashed this election year of a different magnitude. The Trump and Sanders candidacies are both dramatic repudiations of politics as usual.
Joe Mathews: Yes, the Golden State is hosting a crucial presidential primary. But we wouldn’t stop the billionaire candidate—even if we could.
Steve Ybarra: When 50,000 children sought to escape the drug war in Central America and Mexico, the Democrats were silent until it became to embarrassing to say nothing.
Michael Haas: In the United States today, a new constitution and a coup seem unlikely, but voters are energized enough about immobilism that they appear to want to “shake things up” by electing someone unconventional.