Tag Archives: Jeb Bush

Trump’s Trap

Donald Trump appears to be caught in a trap of his own making aided by his political stupidity and that of his team. My lack of respect for the late Ronald Reagan is well known to my regular readers. Yet, all Trump would have needed to do was follow Reagan’s advice on pivoting but he was too politically inept to. Continue reading Trump’s Trap

Maybe This Explains Some Things

The only thing worse than a political novice who doesn’t listen to his professional advisors is one who picks the wrong times to take their advice. That may be what we are dealing with in the Donald Trump-Paul Manafort relationship. Continue reading Maybe This Explains Some Things

It Still Equals Intimidation

Discerning motivation for many of Donald Trump’s actions has been the big challenge of the 2016 cycle. I have to admit I haven’t done any better than the rest of the commenter class. Now we have a new wrinkle to ponder. Continue reading It Still Equals Intimidation

Torn Between Two Loyalties

A lot of political observers, commentators and pundits ate crow Tuesday night. I was among them. The 2016 Republican National Convention made it official Tuesday night in Cleveland. Donald Trump is their nominee for the office of President of the United States. Continue reading Torn Between Two Loyalties

No Star

You think you’ve got a tough job? How would you like to be the guy or gal who was supposed to keep Donald Trump on message? The Trump campaign had a gift of an opportunity to make some inroads against Hillary Clinton last week and the candidate personally blew it. Continue reading No Star