The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Thug Squad: O’Keefe Video Exposes Democrats Using Chicago Tactics

Robert Creamer, a Democrat operative and husband of Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky, has visited the White House more than 300 times since President Obama took office. Creamer announced Tuesday his is “stepping back from my responsibilities working with the [Hillary Clinton] campaign” after he was caught on video discussing how Democrats “hired people to attend […]

Polls Show Trump Support Collapse as Campaign Heads to Final Debate

  A month ago, support for Donald Trump was within a one-point margin of Hillary Clinton in the Real Clear Politics average of national polls, but since early October, the advantage in the presidential campaign has clearly shifted toward the Democrat. Trump’s support peaked at 45% in the RCP average on Oct. 2, and has […]

When It Rains, It Pours

Five days ago, I said that the release of the “hot mic” incident with Donald Trump effectively guarantees his defeat in the election and was denounced by commenters for stating this obvious truth. Yet if we look back now, we see Oct. 8 as the beginning of a torrential rainstorm. Physically Attacked by Donald Trump – A PEOPLE […]

Learning Not to Argue

One of the important lessons in life — and it took me a long time to learn it — is to avoid arguments. That is to say, when you find yourself in a situation where someone is determined to dispute about facts, as opposed to mere opinion, just leave it alone and walk away. You […]

Now That the Election Is Over …

Trump recorded having extremely lewd conversation about women in 2005 — Washington Post Ryan ‘sickened’ by Trump, joint appearance scrapped — Politico Trump on Hot Mic: ‘When You’re a Star … You Can Do Anything’ to Women — NBC News Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock of Virginia urges Trump to drop out of race — Washington […]

‘The Fire Under All of This Smoke is … Barely Enough to Light a Cigar’

So says Jazz Shaw of Hot Air in addressing the “October surprise” of the New York Times report on Donald Trump’s taxes. What the Times seems to have done is to extrapolate from the documents it mysteriously obtained to guess about what might be found in documents it does not have. They assert that, because […]

No, Miss Universe Can’t Be 170 Pounds

  It should not be necessary to explain why a beauty queen is obliged to maintain her physique at or near her pageant-winning form during her yearlong tenure as the reigning Miss Whatever. She wins a local beauty contest, which qualifies her to compete at higher levels, on up to a national title and, perhaps, […]

No, Donald Trump Won the Debate

  Liberals are calling Monday night’s debate a win for Hillary Clinton, as might be expected, and even producing snap polls claiming to support this claim as a fact, as might also be expected, I guess. However, the reality is that Donald Trump did not lose the debate, and thereby won. What was Trump’s basic […]

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