The Other McCain

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

Elizabeth Warren Is Over

  Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign is doomed. Anyone can look at the Real Clear Politics average of national polls and see that Warren — currently in third place, with an 8.3% average — is flat-lining. Although two recent polls (Quinnipiac in April and Emerson last week) show her in double digits, the Emerson […]

Marianne Williamson Hits 65,000 Donor Threshold, Qualifies for DNC Debates

Two weeks ago, I reported that Marianne Williamson was within 9,000 of reaching the 65,000-donor threshold that the Democratic National Committee had established to qualify for next month’s first televised debates in Miami. On Monday, her campaign sent out an email saying they needed just 3,500 new donors. So you could do the math and […]

Three Scary Words

“President Eric Swalwell”: Former congressman Trey Gowdy blasted 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., Friday for continuing to claim that President Trump is a Russian asset. “President Eric Swalwell, that ought to scare the ever-living hell out of you,” Gowdy told “The Story with Martha MacCallum” while reacting to a clip of Swalwell on […]

Are You Ready for … JOE-MANIA?

  Try to control your excitement, America. Yes, he’s already run unsuccessfully for President twice — if you’re under 30, you weren’t even born the first time he lost — but this time Joe Biden is ready to win it all, baby. His platform for 2020? ORANGE MAN BAD! Former Vice President Joe Biden announced […]

War Between Bernie and the Clinton Machine Going Thermonuclear

  Back story: Bernie Sanders believes he was cheated out of the 2016 Democrat nomination because the fix was in at DNC headquarters. Meanwhile, Hillary blames Sanders and his supporters for sabotaging her election chances against Trump. It doesn’t matter whether these beliefs are actually true, what matters is that each side is filled with […]

Memo From the National Affairs Desk: Final Wisdom and a Failed Coup

Gonna miss the sunshine and palmettos. LITTLE RIVER, South Carolina Last night, while I was pounding out 1,700 words about the Marianne Williamson presidential campaign, the political world at large was going insane over the conclusion of Robert Mueller’s investigation: For President Donald Trump, the fight over the “witch hunt” is only just beginning. Now […]

A Sunday Blessing in South Carolina

“May this pittance help as you go to look madness in the face. It should make for some very interesting reading. Remember, as a wise man hath said, crazy people are dangerous. Be careful out there and God be with you.” — Roger C., who hit the tip jar this morning GEORGETOWN, South Carolina To […]

Saturday Scenes from South Carolina

Marianne Williamson talks to a supporter Saturday in Columbia, S.C. MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina The National Affairs Desk is located at a McDonald’s on Kings Highway today because the wifi at the hotel was down, and I’ve got about an hour to put this together before I head down to Bethel AME Church in Georgetown, […]

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