George Will muses on the possibility that Donald Trump is a Democratic mole

Conservative pundit George Will said this yesterday on Fox News Channel:  If Donald Trump were a Democratic mole placed in the Republican Party to disrupt things, how would his behavior be any different? I don’t think it would be. There’s all this loose talk, there’s something to it about the Republican brand. Put him on stage in Cleveland [at the first GOP debate]. He says something hideously inflammatory, which is all he knows how to say, and then what do the other nine people on stage do? Do they either become complicit...

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Is Donald Trump paying the Wall Street Journal to toot his horn?

Here’s the situation: New Hampshire ranks 42nd out of the 50 states in population. It has fewer residents than the combined Illinois counties of DuPage and Kane, which are mostly just suburbs of Chicago. Politically, New Hampshire is a swing state, but it has voted for the Democratic candidates in the last three presidential elections. New Hampshire is important in presidential politics only because it has the first primary election. Still, winners of either party’s primary in the Granite State don’t always win the White...

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At least one pundit thinks Donald Trump’s candidacy is bad news for politics

You may have heard by now that crackpot rich guy Donald Trump has announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination — as if what was already a three-ring circus suddenly needed a world-class clown. This is good news for Democrats and great news for snarky liberal pundits like me. Trump’s outsized ego, his penchant for reckless charges against his foes  and his notoriously shaky grasp of serious political matters is going to make for a lot of fun. But there are members of the political commentariat who are aghast...

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Donald Trump says his weird hairdo is Obama’s fault

The headline above is a joke. So is THIS — in its own way: Donald Trump baselessly speculated that he was being personally targeted by President Obama through a lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general over allegations that Trump University has engaged in illegal business practices. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a civil lawsuit August 24 “accusing Trump University, Donald J. Trump’s for-profit investment school, of engaging in illegal business practices,” according to The New York Times. The...

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The Donald wants you to know that Jon Stewart is Jewish

Andrew Kirell paraphrases Donald Trump’s tweet THUSLY: I am smarter than Jon Stewart will ever be because he is so stupid and because his real name is not even Jon Stewart. It’s something much more Jewish-y. So, ha! Also: he is overrated....

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