• Brokering a convention, Part II

    Part I of this serialization can be found here. Wednesday night, July 20, 2016. Cleveland Ohio. Dan Gilbert's Owner's Suite 1, Quicken Loans Arena As the door closed behind Ohio's governor, Sen. Ted Cruz kept his silence and could hear the Buckeye asking his Ohio State Troopers in their distinctive…

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  • Most important issue of 2016: The judiciary

    When the new president is sworn in on January 20, 2017, Chief Justice John Roberts, who administers the oath, will be 61. His colleagues, on that day, will be mostly older. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be 83. Justices Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia will be 80. Justice Stephen Breyer…

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  • Hillary’s emails disqualify her from the presidency

    How fast does information move through the Iowa caucus electorate? Hillary Clinton is hoping very, very slowly, because Friday's bombshell news about 22 of her emails — stored on her private, illegal, compromised, national security-endangering server — turn out to be so sensitive that not one word of any of…

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  • How Republicans can beat Clinton in November

    My ritual declarations of neutrality are less and less persuasive to more and more people diving into the scrum that is the GOP presidential nomination process. But it is still the case that my radio show remains open to all three of the GOP candidates still in the field, and…

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  • How Republicans can beat Clinton in November

    My ritual declarations of neutrality are less and less persuasive to more and more people diving into the scrum that is the GOP presidential nomination process. But it is still the case that my radio show remains open to all three of the GOP candidates still in the field, and…

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  • The Trump Solution to the Clinton Problem

    by Garrett M. Fahy He is, to quote Steve Martin, rude, crude, and socially unacceptable. He is, thanks to GOP primary voters, also holding the most delegates, 458, he has won the most states (15), and fresh off another dominating performance last Tuesday, when he won 3 of 4 contests,…

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  • Six reasons Trump is still better than Clinton

    Six reasons Trump is still better than Clinton

    I spent Friday's radio show explaining to incredulous guests that of course I'd support Donald Trump if he is the GOP nominee. “But after he just insulted you and your radio show in front of 15 million people?” came the question. When I reminded Trump at Thursday's debate that it…

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  • Some advice for the candidates

    My last bit of ghost-writing for a candidate was in 2012, and though my career as a secret scribbler stretches back to Richard Nixon's The Real War in 1980, I'm pledged to neutrality this year until the GOP has a nominee. Then I'd be pleased, for free, to work on…

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