The Other McCain

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

UPDATE: Beshear Claims Victory in Kentucky; Bevin Refuses to Concede

UPDATE 10:40 p.m. ET: With 100% of precincts reporting: Andy Beshear (Dem) ……. 711,955 …… 49.2% Matthew Bevin (GOP) ….. 707,297 …… 48.8% John Hicks (Lib) …………… 28,307 …….. 2.0% I asked earlier, and there is apparently no runoff provision for elections in Kentucky. WHAS-TV reports the latest: In a hotly contested race for Kentucky […]

The Covington Boys Election

  Kentucky’s Republican Gov. Matt Bevin faces a tough re-election contest today. Bevin is personally unpopular in the Bluegrass State, a problem exacerbated by a falling out with Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, and polls indicate a surprising tight race in a state that Trump won by a landslide in 2016. Liberals view Bevin’s problems as […]

Trouble for the Anti-White, Anti-Male, Anti-Heterosexual, Anti-American Party

Identity politics is organized hatred, and the problem with the Democratic Party is that they have become a party that is unequivocally against the interests of a majority of Americans: “Despite demographic trends that continue to favor the Democrats, and despite Trump’s unpopularity among wide swathes of the electorate, it will still be difficult for […]

The Loser Derby

Stephen Kruiser: “There is no personality lurking over there that is going to lay waste to the field by providing a fighting alternative. They pretended they loved Biden because he was the most electable, but now the two raving socialists are raking in all of the money in what could be the Mother of All […]

2020: White Votes Matter

Ace of Spades calls attention to an analysis of white working-class voters and what happens if this demographic shifts farther toward Trump in 2020, which seems quite likely if, say, Elizabeth Warren gets the nomination. Dave Wasserman of Cook Political Report runs the numbers: Here’s why the “let’s win without working-class whites” mentality doesn’t hold […]

UPDATE: GOP’s Dan Bishop Wins Special Election in North Carolina’s 9th District

UPDATE 11:25 p.m. ET: In addition to Bishop’s win in the Ninth District, the GOP also picked up a victory in a special election in the Third District, where Republican Greg Murphy beat Democrat Allen Thomas by 19 points, 59%-40%. What went wrong for Democrats? As the Daily Caller notes: “McCready came under fire after […]

Joe Biden’s Slow-Motion Implosion

  Viewers of Wednesday’s climate-change “town hall” on CNN witnessed former Vice President Joe Biden suffer a hemorrhage in his left eye: Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to have a blood vessel burst in his left eye while participating in CNN’s town hall on climate change. A broken blood vessel in the eye, also […]

‘Stupid and Crazy’: Debates Expose Democrat Party at War With Itself

  After Marianne Williamson emerged as the surprise winner of Tuesday’s Democrat presidential debate, the second night’s performance on Wednesday saw Joe Biden get tag-teamed by his rivals, and Tulsi Gabbard turning the tables on Kamala Harris. Democrats and the media (but I repeat myself) have become dismayed by these donnybrooks: Democratic lawmakers were left […]

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