Anti-Trump Efforts Fail to Materialize

Anti-Trump Efforts Fail to Materialize

For a considerable time before the GOP convention, NeverTrump Republicans vowed to find a way to deprive Donald Trump of the party’s nomination, despite his domination of the primaries. Rumored plans involved liberating delegates to “vote their consciences” on the first ballot, rather than being bound to primary and […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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A Big Night For Republicans

A Big Night For Republicans

Day two of the Republican convention was a success. The first speaker I saw was Tiffany Trump. I read somewhere that Tiffany was the weak link in the family, I guess because she is Marla Maples’ daughter. In fact, she was great–a 22-year-old (or so) graduate of Penn, she […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Is the Purpose of a Newspaper to Promote Delusion?

Is the Purpose of a Newspaper to Promote Delusion?

A lot of ink has been spilled on the subject of race, crime and policing over the last few months, but rarely to so little purpose as in this article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, headlined “Racial disparities in Twin Cities arrests are widespread.” The Strib reporter suggests that […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Plagiarism? Please.

Plagiarism? Please.

Within minutes after Melania Trump’s outstanding speech at the GOP convention last night, Democrats and anti-Trump commentators were accusing her of plagiarizing portions of a paragraph, i.e. a few phrases and sentence fragments, from Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention speech. Here is the comparison, a brief portion of Michelle Obama’s […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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The GOP Convention, Night One

The GOP Convention, Night One

On the second day of the 2012 Republican national convention, the theme was “We Built It.” This was both celebration of small businesses and a response to Obama’s offensive “you didn’t built that” remark chiding entrepreneurs. The program that night was effective up to a point. But to what […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Melania Goes Yard

Melania Goes Yard

I watched the opening night of the Republican convention, starting out on Fox News. But I couldn’t stand how the network ignored what was happening onstage, instead giving us endless boring arguments between its own personalities, so I switched to CNN, which was at least slightly better. I made […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Another Day, Another Allahu Akbar

Another Day, Another Allahu Akbar

In southern Germany, a 17-year-old Afghan refugee pulled out a hatchet and a knife on a train and attacked his fellow passengers , wounding 19, three grievously. A teenage Afghan refugee shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ before hacking at passengers during an axe and knife rampage on a train in Germany. […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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