Tag Archives: 2016 presidential campaign

Best Presidential Launching Pads

An interesting question was posed in a political debate: What is the best launching pad for the presidency? What is the best public office to hold if you want that job? In the 2016 election the Republicans nominated a reality … Continue reading

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Senators and Vice-Presidents

Donald Trump’s selection of Mike Pence as his running mate shows an interesting difference between Republicans and Democrats. The Democrats will almost always pick Senators for Veep. Republicans are most apt to pick Governors, like Pence is now; leading members of the House … Continue reading

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The Moment Cruz Leads Jeb By 1 Vote

Ted Cruz leads Jeb Bush by one vote in New Hampshire Continue reading

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Estonia in the Republican Presidential Debate

The good news is that Estonia came up in the Trumpless Republican presidential debate. The bad news is that it’s in the context of potential invasion by Russia. From the transcript. BAIER: I’d like to ask you a few questions … Continue reading

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The Second Republican Presidential Primary Debate

My view of how the Republican presidential candidates did on the debate on Wednesday (or at least the “Top 11” debate.) Ben Carson: B He did pretty well with most answers, sticking to what works (calm affable outsider.) I think his … Continue reading

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Why aren’t more Republican women running for President?

Why is Carly Fiorina the only woman running for the Republican party’s presidential nomination in 2016, when Susanna Martinez, Nikki Haley and Condoleeza Rice are available? Continue reading

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Poor Lindsey Graham

Donald Trump gives out his phone number. And he’s running for President with zero support in the last four polls. Maybe the tiff with Trump can get him the support necessary to get into the next debate.

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