The Other McCain

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

A Balm For Conservatives In Trumpreich

by Smitty Given time constraints and general bewilderment at the Democrat takeover of the GOP, there just hasn’t been much to say. Hopefully Darleen will get Friday Fiction going again. On Twitter, it’s been an endless parade of horribles if I don’t join the Trumpenproletariat. Fortunately, the indispensable Jonah Goldberg offers a fine read to […]

Fear And Loathing In Reno: What I Saw At The Nevada State GOP Convention

— by Wombat-socho It all started at the chaotic Clark County Republican convention back in April, which I attended as an alternate from my precinct and wound up leaving early so I didn’t miss too much of a Saturday in the tax mines. Shortly before my departure, volunteers for the Cruz campaign encouraged me to […]

Cruz, Sanders Win Wisconsin

Tuesday was a bad night for front-runners in both parties: Senator Ted Cruz soundly defeated Donald J. Trump in the Wisconsin primary on Tuesday, breathing new life into efforts to halt Mr. Trump’s divisive presidential candidacy and dealing a blow to his chances of clinching the Republican nomination before the party’s summer convention. With more […]

Note To The Trumpenproletariat

by Smitty There is a reason why the Ace of Spades is such a crucial blogger: My problem with Trump is that he is a dealmaker trying to make a sale. Right now he’s trying to make a deal with conservatives — so this is the very most conservative we’ll ever see him. If he […]

Don’t The #TrumperTantrum Gags Just Write Themselves?

by Smitty [View the story “The Art of the #TrumperTantrum Deal” on Storify]

Is @Moloch_God Really Leading #SMOD & Cthulhu In The 2016 Apocalypse Race?

by Smitty The apocalyptic candidate scene has been roiled by recent news events and polling, with SMOD and Cthulhu suffering brutal, senseless damage to their support. SMOD campaign manager Magnus McCrater was doing a minor version of that sweet meteor’s meltdown with the news of the new apocalyptic candidate, Moloch: “What is this cheap piece […]

Rubio Knocks Out Jeb Bush in Debate

  The general consensus, and also my own personal opinion, is that Marco Rubio was the big winner of Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate on CNBC. Polls have shown Rubio stuck in the second tier behind the two “outsider” candidates who are the current front-runners, Donald Trump and Ben Carson. Rubio is young, smart and articulate, […]

Totes Sure That Trump U. Is Absolutely The Only Scam Associated With Donald

by Smitty Happy Labor Day. I’ve certainly been busy. But not too busy to get a laugh out of ‘They’re a bunch of frauds’: Former Trump University students say The Donald shouldn’t be president, school was a scam Really, people: In a lawsuit pending in Manhattan Supreme Court, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says […]

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