Let Trump Be Trump: The New Book On Trump

Update: Ladies and Gentlemen, a leader:

President Donald J. Trump is demonstrating to friends and foes alike that he will keep his word. Those who hate President Trump such as certain leaders in the Middle East should both fear and rejoice in the fact that President Trump keeps his word. Fear President Trump because he says and does what he means. Rejoice in President Trump because he keeps his word and therefore is someone you can make a deal with and be sure he will keep his word.

Liars like Diane Feinstein today attack President Trump for keeping his word. But as the Washington Free Beacon notes, it was Senator Feinstein that negotiated years ago to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Feinstein lobbied and voted for the legislation which passed the congress in an overwhelming vote. Feinstein and Obama Dimocrats lied about moving the embassy for decades. President Trump keeps his word.

President Trump understands that change is required from failed policies of the past. President Trump keeps his word.


There are massive Trump earthquakes, Trumpquakes. There are TrumpNados. There is the Trump vortex. There are Trump storms. All these political weather phenomena were easy to predict, as we did, and future ones even easier to forecast as we exit the first ten months of the Trump presidency.

Think about it. It’s not been an entire year yet. It’s only a little over ten months ago that President Trump was inaugurated. Yet every day, in between Trumpquakes, TrumpNados, and vortex, there are the Trump storms. All can be better understood by reading a new insider account about the Donald J. Trump campaign written by Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie. We’ll discuss the book below and the implications of what can be learned by reading it. First some TrumpStorms.

The Trump storms? We define these as less than quakes and nados but still significant events. In other words, for every Hurricane Irma there are snow storms or rain storms that can flood cities or bring avalanches of either mud or snow. President Trump is constantly churning storms. Some Trump storms are missed because of the little attention paid to them by Big Media or quickly cast aside due to the massive Trumpquakes or TrumpNados that gather all the attention.

TrumpStorms? Consider, President Trump today overturned Obama’s collusion with the United Nations as President Trump pulled the United States out of a global migration and refugee pact that was to lead to a bigger and uglier “Global Compact for Migration“. This will be little noticed but obviously will have a great many implications for “America First”.

TrumpStorms? Consider, this morning President Trump traveled to Utah to overturn Obama’s massive overreach in declaring millions of acres (3.6 million acres, larger than Connecticut) as “national monuments”. Citizens of Utah hated Obama’s grab so President Trump will reduce the size of the “monuments” (as 18 previous Presidents have reduced such sites) to a more rational size. President Trump told Utah Senator Hatch, “I’m approving the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase recommendation for you, Orrin.” Trump is so nice, isn’t he?

But hold on there pardner. If you think that President Trump travels across the country to just shrink some national monuments you have another thing to think about. President Trump in this trip also seeks to shrink that varmint Mitt Romney.

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney wants to replace Senator Hatch as the carpetbagger who returns to carpetbag Utah so Romney wants Hatch to retire. President Trump is squashing Romney the varmint. Senator Hatch will accompany President Trump in the round trip flight. President Trump will sweet talk Senator Hatch into staying. Sidewinder Romney knows this Utah trip is designed to roll over him so varmint Romney says he is too busy elsewhere to attend the rally with President Trump and Senator Hatch. Trump is so smart, isn’t he?

TrumpStorms? Before President Trump left for Utah, he slapped the F.B.I. and Special Persecutor Mueller by implication. This TrumpStorm has sired other TrumpStorms. First there was the revelation that the F.B.I. agent in the Hillary Clinton email investigation hates Trump. We now know this because Agent Peter Strzok was having an affair with an F.B.I. lawyer and the I.G. at the D.O.J. got wind of the relationship and the whole story blew up so fast and furious that Mueller had to get rid of Strzok in order to try to hide the damage to the F.B.I. and the Mueller persecution. These revelations perhaps explain why the DOJ and the FBI did not respond to letters from the House and Senate investigation committees sent months ago which touched on this Strzok creep.

President Trump left for Utah but he first slapped at the F.B.I. which is in “tatters” because of all the Comey corruption. It didn’t take long for Comey and Eric Holder, who was the AG held to be in contempt of congress, to attack President Trump for his attack against the swamp monsters at the F.B.I. and D.O.J. It’s a laughable spectacle. The Mueller investigation has been trumped and in need of investigation.

Byron York surmises that the entirety of the Mueller persecution is reduced like burned soup to the unconstitutional Logan Act and that the Logan Act was the pretext used by Obama henchmen to try to undermine President Trump. At USAToday James Robbins thinks it is all about Obama’s plans to destroy Israel and how President-Elect Donald J. Trump wisely blocked Obama. Classic Liberal Alan Dershowitz agrees it is about Israel and mocks the notion from that idiot Feinstein that President Trump is in any way involved in “obstruction of justice”.

Very smart former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy however warns about why the “collusion” investigation is entirely over and that Mueller’s investigation is an impeachment attempt. Yup, Mueller is betting on the “obstruction of justice” mishmash that Alan Dershowitz mocks. McCarthy thinks the obstruction of justice angle is fatally flawed as a legal theory. McCarthy warns though that this is all about Mueller wanting to set up a case for impeachment. We don’t doubt McCarthy is correct. Therefore, our kudos to J.J. Sefton for coining the moniker “Flynn-flam Men”.

McCarthy does say one thing we consider dumb. Just plain dumb. But that is because McCarthy is a lawyer. We hear this argument repeated repeatedly, mainly by lawyers and people who have never been involved inside a political campaign. The argument is that President Trump does himself harm with his tweeting and commenting on this legal case. We entirely disagree.

Why is President Trump smart and the smart Andrew McCarthy dumb (along with all the others who say the same thing)? Because from our personal experience when it comes to governmental scandals we can say one thing beyond doubt: THE POLITICAL TRUMPS THE LEGAL.

Any politician under investigation or involved in a scandal should worry first and foremost about the political base. As long as your political base remains on your side it does not matter what happens in the legal realm. Bill Clinton was impeached and had all sorts of legal troubles but his political base remained firm and the impeachment failed and Bill Clinton left office with super high approval ratings. Remember Senator Vitter? He had sex with prostitutes and diapers were involved and his wife had attacked Hillary Clinton for staying with Bill and Vitter’s wife said she would get rid of her husband if he ever engaged in sexual hijinks. When it was discovered diaper boy Vitter paid prostitutes the wife still stayed with him and Vitter fought on to election victory. Remember Judge Roy Moore who was left for dead a short while ago? President Trump endorsed Moore today and Moore is likely headed to the senate. The political always trumps the legal. Keep your base and you keep your job.

Which brings us to the book about the campaign to make Donald J. Trump President Donald J. Trump.

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The new book on the Trump presidential campaign “Let Trump Be Trump” is written by Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie. Big Media will excerpt all the bits they presume to be ugly and ignore all the lessons of what a brilliant campaign Donald J. Trump waged.

Big Media’s Washington Post breathlessly reports that the billionaire candidate loves McDonald’s. Bill Clinton loved McDonald’s too. But we are supposed to be shocked that the everyday billionaire devours “two Big Macs, two Fillet-O-Fish, and a chocolate malted” for dinner on his big fabulous plane Trump Force One.

The Washington Post is likewise shocked that the music of Elton John blares loudly on the plane so that staffers “can’t hear themselves think.” Great shock erupts from the Post as it is discovered that time miser Trump likes his clothes steamed while he is still wearing them. The Post calls these “surreal examples” instead of the routine time management and typical crazy of a campaign.

The Washington Post is apoplectic by what we find most wonderful. It seems that Trump screams a lot. “Trump screams at his top aides, who are subjected to expletive-filled tirades in which they get their “face ripped off.’”

It somehow does not register with the Post that Trump won the election. Trump won because he and only he was in charge of his campaign. Compare and contrast that method of operation to the losing campaign and figure out “what happened” and why Trump deserved to win and why Hillary deserved to lose.

Trump won because he did not make decisions by committee. Trump led. Trump decided. Trump managed. Trump did it all. All the aides that worked for Donald J. Trump knew without any doubt who was in charge:

“Sooner or later, everybody who works for Donald Trump will see a side of him that makes you wonder why you took a job with him in the first place,” the authors wrote. “His wrath is never intended as any personal offense, but sometimes it can be hard not to take it that way. The mode that he switches into when things aren’t going his way can feel like an all-out assault; it’d break most hardened men and women into little pieces.”

The authors “both had moments where they wanted to parachute off Trump Force One,” but they said they got used to it. [snip]

In a section of the book written by Lewandowski, Trump is described as flying on his helicopter when he learns that Manafort has said “Trump shouldn’t be on television anymore, that he shouldn’t be on the Sunday shows” and that Manafort should appear instead. Trump was angrier than Lewandowski had ever seen him, ordering the pilot to lower the altitude so he could make a cellphone call.

“Did you say I shouldn’t be on TV on Sunday? I’ll go on TV anytime I g–dam f—ing want and you won’t say another f—ing word about me!” Trump yelled at Manafort, according to Lewandowski. “Tone it down? I wanna turn it up! . . . You’re a political pro? Let me tell you something. I’m a pro at life. I’ve been around a time or two. I know guys like you, with your hair and skin . . .”

Lewandowski called it “one of the greatest takedowns in the history of the world.”

Tone it down? I wanna turn it up! . . . You work for Trump, chumps. It’s not the other way around like with other candidates. Trump is in charge. Trump prevailed because of this attitude to get the job done. If you are sick, what matters is the mission, so if you have to, get off the plane. If you are not ready to rock when Trump climbs on board the plane then you get left behind because what matters is the mission. The mission was to get elected. Trump told The Swamp he could not and would not be stopped:

The authors wrote that as panic ensued among some Republicans, the party’s national chairman, Reince Priebus, decided not to show up at a New York City meeting. Bannon called Priebus, asking, “Where the hell are you?”

“I got off the train in Newark,” Priebus responded, according to the book. “I’m going to turn around.” The book notes that Priebus has said he always intended to come to the meeting.

As Bannon tried to convince him that everything was all right, Priebus said that Republicans were abandoning the candidate. “It’s horrible . . . people are dropping like flies,” Priebus said, according to the book. Once he arrived at the meeting, Priebus said that Trump would either “lose the biggest electoral landslide in American history” or should drop out of the race.

“First of all,” Trump responded, according to the book, “I’m going to win. And second, if the Republican Party is going to run away from me, then I will take you all down with me. But I’m not going to lose.”

Trump was not going to lose. Why? Because TRUMP was not going to lose. It wasn’t the aides, it wasn’t the organization, it wasn’t the money, it wasn’t the plane. It was Trump. Trump was not going to lose.

Trump won. Why? Because we let Trump be Trump. Not a committee. Let Trump be Trump.


Ten Years After: From Hillary Clinton To @RealDonaldTrump

The country, had to hit Ba-rock bottom. We are reconciled to the Barack Obama presidency now that it is over. We are reconciled to the Obama occupation of the White House because we realize that as painful, as horrible, as destructive and hateful as it was, the country had to hit rock bottom. The eight years of Barack bottom horrors had to be endured so that we could enjoy the election of Donald J. Trump, the man that ran on the idea of “Make America Great Again”.

It’s our tenth anniversary. On April 19, 2007 we began to publish this website. How does the preeminent pro-Hillary Clinton website go from there to proud support of Donald J. Trump? How? Donald J. Trump answered that question for us all with the selection of his campaign theme song: “You Can’t Always Get What You Want. . . but if you try… sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.”

America needed Donald J. Trump. To get there, to get to the top, we had to endure the Obama swamps, the bottom of the barrel. We had to hit Ba-rock bottom.

A Hillary Clinton victory in 2008, as much as we wanted it, was not what the country needed. A John McCain victory in 2008, as much as we wanted it, was not what the country needed. A Mitt Romney victory in 2012, as much as we wanted it, was not what the country needed. We didn’t get what we wanted. We got what we needed.

John McCain, war hero, was not about to end the neo-con wars. Mitt Romney was the cause of our meltdown when we realized that he would not win. Mitt Romney at best would have been a slow motion mud-slide like President George H.W. Bush. Hillary, McCain, Romney would have been much much better presidents than Barack Obama. But the country needed to hit Ba-rock bottom just like any drunk or addict before it could recover, get better, become great again.

After the disaster called George W. Bush, we thought it could not get worse. We were wrong. George W. Bush was the top lid on a barrel of bottom called Barack. In early 2007 we saw what Hillary2008 and Hillary Clinton did not see. We saw the threat Barack Obama posed.

So, we began to publish in order to convince the campaign and our very high up in Democratic Party politics friends that Obama was a threat. We supported Hillary Clinton in 2008 and were attacked by just about every Big Media outlet, from the left, right, and center. The DailyKooks hated us. All the Barack Obama supporters hated and attacked us for telling the truth about that lowlife from Chicago.

We pointed out that almost nothing was known about Obama and the little that was known was ugly. We talked about Giannopoulos and Rezko and the freezing tenants, but no one cared. The Obama cult of clowns and corruption was intoxicated on that elixir of political depravity, Hopium.

We warned Hillary Clinton in 2007 and onwards that Barack Obama had to be exposed as a liar and corrupt Chicago clown. But Hillary Clinton 2008 was a campaign that thought they would win and needed to tolerate Obama in order to win the general election with a unified Democratic Party.

We supported Hillary Clinton in 2008. We supported the Hillary Clinton that for clarity’s sake declared that she was prepared to “obliterate” Iran. We supported the Hillary Clinton that had a well thought out health care plan. We supported the Hillary Clinton that supported Israel. We supported the Hillary Clinton that supported abortion rights for women and demanded abortion be “safe, legal, and RARE”. We supported the Hillary Clinton that fought for what she believed was right and did not give up.

Commenter Wbboei loves to quote Tallyrand on the restoration of the Bourbon kings in France, “they had learned nothing and forgotten nothing”. Same with Hillary.

As in 2008 when she did not attack Barack Obama with the ferocity required so that she would win the general election with a unified Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton in 2016 learned nothing. Hillary2016 handled socialist kook Bernie Sanders as a doddering grandpa she would tolerate so the unified Democrats would glide to victory with her at the prow of the Titanic.

That was the least of her unlearned lessons. After the treachery of Barack Obama and her fellow Democrats in 2008, Hillary Clinton in 2016 welcomed all the men with blood drenched knives from 2008 into her latest venture. We warned Hillary to no avail. Some of our readers were offended when we asked the question that needed to be asked in October of 2014: Is Hillary Clinton Stupid? Or Sabotaged? The answer in retrospect is that Hillary stupidly sabotaged herself.

Hillary in 2016 hired Obama loyalists for her campaign. These Obama loyalists cared more for Obama than Hillary. At times it appeared that Hillary cared more for Obama than for Hillary. Hillary Clinton, despite our warnings, increasingly turned herself into a human shield for Barack Obama.

ObamaCare was hated by the public in every poll. Bill Clinton called ObamaCare “crazy”. Obama shield Hillary Clinton defended ObamaCare. Hillary did not say, “ObamaCare is a mess, we need to replace and repeal it. I know how to do it. We’ve seen how government cannot run our health care system well so we must rethink all our assumptions and come up with a better plan. I will come up with a better plan than the one I had in 2008 now that we have seen the horrible job government has done with health care. We must be guided by the facts and our experiences. I will repeal and replace ObamaCare.” Someone else, with a winning message, said what Hillary should have said. He won.

The new technologies in health care, especially sonograms, should have caused Hillary Clinton to repeat “safe, legal, and RARE” in regards to abortion. Instead Hillary Clinton became an abortion absolutist for abortion on demand and no time limit on the procedure, not even minutes before child birth. It was an untenable position. Why not face reality and declare that the viability tests of Roe v. Wade had to be respected and maybe even restructured with less time available to abort. It took a former pro-choice New Yorker to voice the overwhelming public opinion and attack “partial birth abortion”. After the Gosnell horrors were revealed, a smart pro-choice candidate should have learned a more centrist path on this issue.

A woman candidate should have spoken out on the horrors of female genital mutilation even if it offended Muslims. Hillary stayed quiet.

On Israel and Iran, Hillary Clinton applauded filthy Obama attacks on Israel and a horrible nuclear agreement with Iran. Donald J. Trump stole the old “obliterate” posture against Iran once voiced by Hillary Clinton.

In 2016 we endorsed Donald J. Trump and denounced Hillary Clinton:

Donald J. Trump all this year has said what needs to be said. Donald J. Trump has said it all fearlessly. Donald J. Trump is a leader.

On education and Common Core, Donald J. Trump wants to abolish Common Core while Hillary Clinton supports the Common Core abomination.

On trade policy and TPP in particular Donald J. Trump is entirely correct and we simply do not believe Hillary Clinton. Indeed, to our surprise Donald J. Trump has never mentioned Austen Goolsbee and the “fix NAFTA” lies told in 2008 by Barack Obama. Hillary Clinton is engaged in the same Austen Goolsbee type lies about TPP.

On Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, the man to trust is Donald J. Trump in large part because of his positions on NAFTA, TPP, and illegal immigration.

While Hillary Clinton ends her campaign with sick calls for “an intervention” to stop Donald J. Trump supporters from voting for him, Trump has followed our advice and on the first day of November staged an all out substantive attack on ObamaCare. In the closing days of the 2016 campaign Hillary Clinton is the undisputed candidate of the ruling class status quo engaged in substance-less personal attacks against a foe who grows stronger every day. In the closing days of the 2016 campaign there is no doubt that Donald J. Trump is the candidate of change and of substance. [snip]

The policies in this election boil down to one word: CHANGE!

This election as we have repeatedly written is a CHANGE election. The candidate of change will win and will deserve to win. The candidate of change is Donald J. Trump.

In 2007 we began to publish and we named our website “Hillary Is 44”. It wasn’t her age, “44” referred to our hope that Hillary Clinton would become the 44th president of the United States.

After the 2008 election cycle some thought we should change our name because Barack Obama occupied the office as the 44th president of the United States. We persevered with our Hillary Is 44 name because, we cleverly argued, Grover Cleveland was elected twice to nonconsecutive terms which meant that the next president after Barack Obama would become the 44th person to take the oath of office which meant Hillary Clinton could still be “44”. It was a “Clintonian” clever devise on our part.

Now that the 2016 election cycle is almost over, our name which began with such high hopes has taken on another meaning. Hillary Clinton is become the Obama Third Term if she is elected. Hillary Clinton is running as the Obama Third Term. To us it is as if Hillary Clinton indeed is now 44. “Hillary Is 44” is now an epithet.

The United States cannot survive an Obama Third Term. We cannot survive more debt, more deficits, more war, more gangster government, more government control of the economy, more politically correct totalitarian government, more identity politics which insults our humanity and individuality, more abuse by the IRS against political opponents, more government control of health care, more lies piled upon lies by high officials protected by the “Department of Justice”. We do not want an Obama Third Term under any guise.

We let the facts lead us to our conclusions. We did not let our conclusions lead us to our facts.

The facts are that Hillary Clinton, as a political tactic or in an honest conversion, became the Obama third term. We warned against that. We warned that 2016 was to be a “CHANGE” election, years before Hillary2016 came into existence. Instead of CHANGE, Hillary chose “status quo”. It killed her.

Donald J. Trump became the candidate of change. Trump savaged, with the joy of a child lasciviously licking an ice cream cone in August, all that Obama implemented. Hillary? Hillary mumbled about something about saving something about mumble, mumble, that added up to a dog chewing on it’s own vomit. It was disgusting.

To increased agitation by some of our readers, we heightened our attacks against Hillary2016. We called Hillary2016 the “dumbest campaign ever”:

But overall, Hillary2016 takes home the prize for klutzes and clods. [snip]

Bernie Sanders’ “A Future To Believe In” is a variation of Obama’s “Change You Can Believe In”. It’s an attack against Hillary and her credibility. But don’t tell Hillary2016 that. They’re liable to hurt their wittle heads. The Sanders’ campaign has many Obama aides as does the Hillary campaign. But somehow Hillary2016 does not understand that the assault on her is an attack on her credibility, honesty, trustworthiness. Hillary Clinton blathers on about this plan and that plan and “I will do this” and “I will do that” but few believe her because, well, Hillary is not “change you can believe in” or represents “a future to believe in”. The attacks on Hillary Clinton are personal and she responds with policy. Have you ever seen anything so stupid? It’s 2008 all over again, only dumber because we’ve seen this before.

By September 2016, the “dumbest campaign ever” hit new lows:

Has there ever been a political campaign dumber than Hillary2016? No. Hillary2016 is the dumbest campaign ever. [snip]

Some campaigns stumble due to unexpected events, unmet expectations, lack of money or even some plain ol’ circumstances beyond control. But Hillary2016 is plain ol’ stupid. [snip]

From before its inception and since we have written about two particularly stupid assumptions Hillary Clinton stupidly accepted. Stupidity #1: the necessity to hire campaign operatives for Hillary2016 more interested in protecting Barack Obama than helping Hillary Clinton. Stupidity #2: acceptance by Hillary Clinton of the pro-Obama hires explanation for why she lost in 2008.

The pro-Obama Praetorian Guard infesting Hillary2016 convinced Hillary Clinton that her big problem in 2008 was she kept on changing strategies and tactics instead of sticking with the political plan outlined by her campaign when it began. This is an entirely stupid lie. Hillary was defeated in 2008 in large part because Big Media protected Barack Obama no matter what Obama did, and attacked every Obama opponent as racist no matter how valid and non-racist the attack was. Hillary Clinton did not lose in 2008 because she changed her strategy when circumstances changed. If anything Hillary Clinton should have been swifter to change and much much more “nuclear” in her attacks on the corrupt Chicago crony Barack Obama.

That rewritten history lie by Barack Obama operatives infesting Hillary2016 has negative dramatic impact on Hillary2016. [snip]

Donald J. Trump is the one in total control of this presidential race and Donald J. Trump is the one who not only sets the agenda but also the narrative and all the cul-de-sacs of that narrative.

Hillary2016 and Hillary Clinton are irredeemably stupid if they think the “I am the responsible, experienced, and most qualified candidate” strategy will win the White House in 2016. It didn’t in 2008 when Hillary Clinton faced a fey legislator without accomplishments other than self-promotion. Hillary Clinton’s “experienced” strategy failed in 2008 and it will fail in 2016. But don’t tell any high level Hillary Clinton operative that because they will enter a psychotic state of denial. [snip]

Contrary to all our repeated warnings and advice Hillary Clinton and Hillary2016 chose a stupid strategy. We warned that 2016 would be a change election. The “change” candidate would win. The “stay the course” candidate will lose. Hillary Clinton chose to follow the Obama Praetorian Guard advice, and “stay the course” became the Hillary2016 strategy. This has led to catastrophe. [snip]

Can any of this be documented for the numbskulls at Hillary2016? Yeah. We wrote in 2013 this was a change election and the candidate of change would win. From Egypt to ObamaCare we wrote it was the candidate of change that would win.

The white working class should have been the bedrock of the Hillary2016 campaign. But Hillary Clinton abandoned the white working class so the white working class went to Donald J. Trump. Now the black vote is walking away too.

The black vote had to come out in Obama sized numbers for Hillary Clinton and in the election overall. But the black vote is slipping away from Hillary2016. [snip]

Hillary2016 is the dumbest campaign organization ever. [snip]

A smart campaign would have seen this disaster coming. A smart campaign could correct it’s stupid moves. A smart campaign would rethink it’s strategy and tactics. A smart campaign would see disaster coming. Hillary Clinton and Hillary2016 won’t know what hit them.

We could quote hundreds of thousands of words we have written over the years that have been deadly on target. But we won’t. We assure you, we are as tired of writing these punishments as much as Cassandra loathed her accurate prophesies which were also not listened to.

But we mention our Cassandra style prophesies because there is a new book about Hillary2016 published this week. The new book confirms the utter stupidity of Hillary2016:

Hillary ran the worst presidential campaign ever

So guess what? In the last weeks before the election, the Hillary Clinton campaign did no polling. No. Polling. Whatsoever. Oh, it had data. Lots and lots of data. Analytics, even. Data analytics! But it had no independent information on the overall field of battle in states like Florida, Michigan, Virginia, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

So when the election began to turn Donald Trump’s way, the Clinton campaign had no idea.

This is one of the thousand revelations in “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign,” the new book by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes that, for political junkies, redefines the word “juicy” for our time.

Campaign honcho Robby Mook “was worried about overspending . . . so he declined to use pollsters to track voter preferences in the final three weeks of the campaign.” Mook had learned from his time on the Obama 2012 campaign, Allen and Parnes write, that “old-school polling should be used for testing messages and gauging the sentiments of the electorate and that analytics were just as good for tracking which candidate was ahead and by how much in each state.

Guess not.

Allen and Parnes report that the Republican National Committee did know — but just couldn’t accept it. The RNC didn’t brief reporters on early November polling data it had developed in Michigan and Pennsylvania “because the upticks there were so rosy that party officials didn’t believe their own data.”

The day after the election, Hillary asked Mook “which decisions had been misguided, where they had erred in strategy and tactics. ‘Our data was wrong,’ he said . . . ‘OK,’ she replied.” [snip]

Hillary’s dead-end defenders and those who want a Satan-ex-machina explanation for the November result can point to FBI Director James Comey’s stop-and-start-and-stop email investigation or Russian meddling. But “Shattered” should shatter any illusions that the Hillary election machine would have run smoothly or successfully in their absence. The campaign was a disaster from the get-go.

Hillary2016 was the dumbest campaign ever, as we wrote at the time, and as many now write in retrospect.

Donald J. Trump won for many reasons. One big reason for the victory is Trump’s management style so mocked by Big Media and Obama Dimocrats. This is a harsh truth for Obama Dimocrats and Trump haters, but we, latter day Cassandra, have spoken.

Today, wrapped up in full Cassandra garb, we speak prophesy again. At some point, Barack Obama and his lies will all be exposed. Already we see investigations into Obama’s corruption of intelligence agencies to spy on Donald J. Trump and President-Elect Donald J. Trump. But we mean much much more. Our prophesy relates to all the many articles we wrote about Barack Obama and his crooked henchmen back in the 2007/2008 election cycle. All that stuff, Rezko, school grades, the freezing tenants, all that stuff at some point will emerge. Some of the Obama dirt will emerge sooner rather than later:

Think You Know Everything About Obama? Guess Again, Says David Garrow

The Pulitzer-winning biographer is about to dump hundreds of pages of Obama on us next month. And his version of young Barry’s life doesn’t track precisely with the one we know. [snip]

For more than 8 eight years, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian has been toiling away at what will be the most comprehensive biography ever published on Obama’s life when it comes out on May 9. [snip]

“This covers everything from when his father leaves Kenya in the late 1950s, really up through 2016, though the book primarily focuses on the period up through 2007.”

Despite Obama being in the public eye for more than a decade, Garrow chuckles at the idea that there is little of significance left to learn about the former president.

“I think that people irrespective of their political views or partisan identification will be astonished—I cannot say that too strongly—will be profoundly astonished by how much important substance of Barack Obama’s life has not previously been known,” Garrow said.

Indeed, Garrow is extremely critical of what he sees as the shallowness of the media’s coverage of Obama’s history.

“What most disappointed me back in the context of 2008 was how little interest U.S. journalists of all stripes took in the eight years that Barack spent in Springfield, Illinois, in the state legislature,” Garrow said. “There is not even, as we sit here today, a good magazine article out there about Barack’s time in the Illinois state legislature.” [snip]

“Barack and his closest friend in the early 1990s, when they were in law school, wrote several hundred pages of a proposed book manuscript that was never published,” Garrow said. “Particularly the 140 pages or so of that manuscript that are about race give significant insight into Barack’s thinking, you know, when he was leaving law school, about to enter into public life in Illinois.”

Asked whether any of the revelations in his book could have derailed Obama’s candidacy had they come out in 2008, Garrow said quite possibly.

Had some Republican opposition researcher come up with” the book manuscript he wrote in law school, Garrow said, “there are multiple things that could have been used to Guinier him,” referring to how Republicans used controversial comments made in law review articles to derail President Bill Clinton’s nomination of Lani Guiner for assistant attorney general for civil rights in 1993.

There are other examples,” Garrow added. “I think even back in 2008, 2009, from the very get-go, I was surprised at people’s willingness to assume that Barack’s memoir, Dreams From My Father, was without question historically reliable.

“I thought from the beginning that that was probably too charitable a presumption,” he went on, hinting that his book will pick apart claims made in Obama’s highly praised post-law school memoir.

Garrow has met several times with President Barack Obama to discuss the book, though most of what went on in those conversations, he says, is off the record. Nonetheless, Garrow admits Obama “very strongly” disagrees with some of the claims he makes in the book.

“What I would fairly say, and we see this again very much in the present day, is that when one becomes president of the United States, it’s not uncommon for that person to think that their memory, their version of events, inescapably trumps all other people’s versions,” he explained.

But Garrow has done his homework. “I, all told, did more than 1,000 interviews for this,” Garrow said, noting the book is nearly 1,500 pages long. “It’s well over more than 200 pages of end notes,” Garrow pointed out. “The index, which was what I most recently had to sign off on, is 68 pages.”

Garrow is probably too sympathetic to Barack Obama to really unload on Barack. Garrow has written books on Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement of the 1960s so it is likely he will hold back on calling scum “scum”. But this will be the first book that begins the search at the bottom of the barrel.

There will be more books and more revelations about Barack Obama and the books and revelations will be released before the 2020 elections and maybe Barack Obama will be off vacation by then. An avid reader for all these books will be one, President Donald J. Trump. And President Donald J. Trump will let us all know exactly who Obama is, even more than he has already. We will enjoy President Trump as he enjoys his reading.

That’s the other reason President Trump won. He is so young and happy. Hillary Clinton on the other hand probably lost in 2016 because she was too old.

We don’t mean “old” in years. We mean “old” as we wrote about in 2014’s The Shield Maiden Of Chappaqua

Donald J. Trump, older in years than Hillary Clinton romped across the country in a perfect representation of what Democrats once called themselves, “happy warriors”. The “politics of joy”.
Hillary Clinton on the other hand, younger in years than Donald J. Trump, became a shield maiden:

Aragorn: You have some skill with a blade.
Eowyn: The women of this country learned long ago, those without swords can still die upon them. I fear neither death nor pain.
Aragorn: What do you fear, my lady?
Eowyn: A cage. To stay behind bars until use and old age accept them and all chance of valor has gone beyond recall or desire.
Aragorn: You are a daughter of kings, a shield maiden of Rohan. I do not think that will be your fate.

Unlike Bill Clinton who fought his party and the left and dragged both to the center and victory, Hillary Clinton clipped her wings and stayed inside those gilded bars. Then use and old age led her to accept the cage. Instead of using her skill, she hid behind her privilege. Then failure took her.

Donald J. Trump, older in years than Hillary, was a happy warrior. He fought with valor against his own party and everyone else. Trump won. Trump deserved to win.

Ten years after we began to publish, we are at peace.


#IntelligenceBriefing: Smart @RealDonaldTrump And Tillerson Versus Putin, Russians, And China

President-Elect Donald J. Trump is so smart few analysts notice just how smart he is. Trump knows something Obama never learned and it is called “priorities“. President-Elect Donald J. Trump has a smart strategy against Russia’s Putin, and against China, which is easy to see, but few notice because they are so busy chasing shiny objects (such as “hacking”) due either to political posturing or sheer stupidity. Those who want analysis above the superficial, read on.

Mitt Romney was mocked at a 2012 debate by Obama when Romney declared Russia to be America’s “number one geopolitical foe”. We’ve written repeatedly about Putin’s toughness and smarts and about his very dangerous aims, such as the Goldfinger Grand Slam Strategy, so we are not fools about Putin. Yet we agree with what Trump is doing because “priorities”.

For eight years we mocked Obama often and in part because he did not have “priorities”. To Obama everything was a “priority” and when everything is a priority, nothing is a priority. President-Elect Donald J. Trump has priorities and right now Russia and Putin are not nor should they be the #1 priority of President Trump.

Why is President-Elect Donald J. Trump correct to view America’s #1 geopolitical foe as not the #1 priority? Because Russia’s strength is Russia’s weakness and President-Elect Donald J. Trump has a clear cut strategy to win the fight against this dangerous geopolitical foe. In one word, that strategy, that strength, that weakness, is “oil”.

Did you notice that Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon Mobil CEO, is the man chosen by President-Elect Donald J. Trump to be the Secretary of State? Yes, the guy that knows the most about oil than just about anyone else, who knows Vladimir Putin very well, who knows the oil markets better than Obama knows where to buy the most potent weed to smoke – that’s the guy Trump has chosen to be Secretary of State.

President-Elect Donald J. Trump knows how to bring Putin and Russia to heel. It’s called “oil”. Charles Krauthammer, in between his limited vision and hatred of Trump, understands Russia’s strength is also it’s weakness:

“The Russians have been obsessed with missile defense systems since Reagan invented the idea. They know that we are technologically advanced. They are only a superpower because they have nukes. Their economy produces nothing but oil, gas and vodka.

Do you want to bring Russia to it’s knees and cut Vladimir Putin’s… um, knees, off? Stop drinking Russian vodka and flood the markets with oil and gas. Trump doesn’t drink vodka, so he is already one step ahead of many on that one.

Trump also wants to boost American production of oil and natural gas. If Trump does this Putin can say goodbye to his cut, …um, knees. President-Elect Donald J. Trump understands all of this. Raise American oil and natural gas production, prices fall, Russia goes into an economic spiral and must retrench. Raise American oil and natural gas production and the American economy booms (especially if via import tariffs on oil, production can be kept profitable).

President-Elect Donald J. Trump also understands that the Middle East and American policy in the region is driven by our love and support for Israel, and, mostly by the world-wide need for oil. All of this is why Rex Tillerson is such a smart choice for Trump.

To deal with Russia as America’s number one geopolitical foe requires America to be an economic superpower and that is why Trump says to Make America Great Again, Make America Rich Again.

President-Elect Trump knows how to handle Russia and Vladimir Putin. But intelligence dictates that China takes priority. You first have to make America Rich Again.

China! Have you noticed what President-Elect has already done on China? Hint: personnel is policy.

President-Elect Donald J. Trump nominated a friendly face, Iowa governor Terry Branstad, to be the American Ambassador to China. Governor Branstad is a long time friend of President Xi Jinping of China and other Chinese leaders. Why did President-Elect Donald J. Trump nominate Branstad? Think Mary Poppins – a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.

Better make that a sackful of sugar! Look at who else President-Elect Donald J. Trump has named to help him with China:

The president-elect announced the creation of a new National Trade Council inside the White House to facilitate industrial policy and named an ardent skeptic of trade with China, economist Peter Navarro, to head it.

Later, he tapped billionaire investor Carl Icahn to serve as special adviser on overhauling federal regulations, a job with sweeping implications given Mr. Trump’s campaign promise to remove 90% of federal rules that affect American jobs. [snip]

On trade, Mr. Trump has promised to withdraw the U.S.’s pledge to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement with Japan and other Pacific Rim nations that Congress has yet to ratify, and he has called for the U.S. to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.

But it is with China, which isn’t a party to either agreement, where Mr. Navarro has taken his harshest tone.

He has written several books with provocative titles, including “The Coming China Wars” in 2008 and “Death by China: Confronting the Dragon—A Global Call to Action” in 2011, and struck up a correspondence with Mr. Trump several years ago after he saw an interview in which the New York businessman spoke approvingly of Mr. Navarro’s China analysis.

“What we share in common is a deeper understanding of the key structural problem facing the U.S. economy, and it’s the trade issue,” said Mr. Navarro in an interview before last month’s election.

Labor groups have long complained about U.S. trade agreements and are likely to support Mr. Trump’s efforts to adjust policy in ways that bolster domestic manufacturing and curb imports.

Make that several sackfuls of sugar. China won’t like going up against Trump’s smarties:

US President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday named veteran steel industry trade lawyer Robert Lighthizer, a harsh critic of China’s trade practices, to be his chief trade negotiator, responsible for better deals aimed at reducing US trade deficits.

Trump announced his selection in a statement from his transition team on Tuesday, saying Lighthizer would help “fight for good trade deals that put the American worker first“.

Lighthizer was a deputy US trade representative during the Reagan administration, where he helped to stem the tide of imports from Japan in the 1980s with threats of quotas and punitive tariffs.

He returns to lead the agency after nearly three decades as a lawyer representing US steelmakers and other companies in anti-dumping and anti-subsidy cases, helping to establish import duties that have reduced Chinese steel imports by billions of dollars.

Lighthizer, who is with the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, has argued in public testimony that China has failed to live up to commitments made in 2001 when it joined the World Trade Organization and that more aggressive tactics are needed to “force change in the system”, even if it means deviating from WTO rules.

Years of passivity and drift among US policymakers have allowed the US-China trade deficit to grow to the point where is widely recognised as a major threat to our economy,” Lighthizer wrote in 2010 testimony to Congress’s US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

Lighthizer is regarded as an experienced tactician with an intimate knowledge of trade tools that were widely used before the WTO was created in 1995, including “Section 301” tariffs that were used against Japan in the 1980s to stem a tide of imports of Japanese steel and vehicles.

See what Trump is up to? Priority 1: boost the American economy first. Priority 2: Deal with China (thereby nuke nutjobs in North Korea too). Priority 3: then deal with Russia and the Middle East. Priorities!

Have no doubt, China understands that President Trump is no chump, unlike hapless punk Obama. China is scared and resorts to bluster:

“May the arrogant Americans realise that the United States of America is perhaps just a shooting star in the ample sky of history,” said an editorial in the Communist party-affiliated Global Times newspaper.

All the nonsense about hacks and Russia and sh*t are just a way for political opponents of President-Elect Donald J. Trump (in two weeks “President” Donald J. Trump and Happy New Year for us) to delegitimize Trump.

We can’t blame them for these tactics because the NeverTrump forces have no other cards to play. So they drone on about nonsense hacks and trot out liars such as Clapper to make fools of themselves and try to make fools out of the American people. Even Trump hating leftists such as Glenn Greenwald and Matt Taibbi smell the B.O. stink from Clapper’s crappers. Computer security expert John McAfee smells the same stinky lies.

The latest back and forth of “intelligence briefings” for Trump about Russian hacks even as these allegedly top secret reports are published at Big Media outlets before Trump sees them – are all shiny, meaningless, nutrition-less, nonsense.

The big news is President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s “personnel is policy” priority appointments. That’s why China is worried. That’s why Putin wants to be friends.

That’s why President Trump will succeed and Make America Great Again!


Trump 45 Clinton 42 – @RealDonaldTrump Triumphs, #Hillary2016 Disasters

There’s a lot of great news for Donald J. Trump. There’s a lot of terrible news for Hillary Clinton. We’re not going to spend every second of our lives over that hot stove watching the pot of Trump good news and Hillary bad news boil. We’re just going to dip a spoon into the pot and sample some of the stew of news.

There’s a new Fox News poll out tonight which we don’t believe for a second. At this point in the cycle we don’t believe any poll on the November election. Still it is good news for Trump, who leads, and bad news for Hillary Clinton. In the poll Trump loses to Bernie Sanders – which is even more good news for Trump and bad news for Hillary Clinton. We’ll explain in a moment why this poll is really good news for Trump and really bad news for Hillary Clinton.

Last night Donald J. Trump was interviewed by Megyn Kelly. It was a silly interview full of nothing. More good news for Trump however.

Last night there were some primary elections. More great news for Donald J. Trump and more bad news for Hillary Clinton. Even the assumed “win” in Kentucky for Hillary Clinton is really bad news in two ways.

Ready to sample the stew? Here we go, in no particular order:

The silly Megyn Kelly interview of Donald J. Trump

Megyn Kelly, after a week of non-stop promotion, some would say “ceaseless whoring” of her Trump interview, finally aired the waste of time. We didn’t watch it. We caught some excerpts and read commentary. It was also a ratings flop because Trump supporters won’t watch Kelly Megyn. It was Barbara Walters type hum-buggery of personal questions to try and get Trump to dance to her fiddle. Trump was too smart to fall for Kelly’s fan dance interview and mostly said things he has said before in front of crowds of tens of thousands broadcast to million of viewers. Still, the interview was a smashing success for Donald J. Trump.

The Kelly interview was another instance of “medium is the message”. The message from the medium is that Fox News capitulated to Donald J. Trump. After months of attempts to savage Trump and destroy him Fox News waved the white host of surrender. Megyn Kelly approached Trump for an interview and Trump agreed. Why did Trump do this? Because he won.

Kelly and Fox News came fake eyelashes in hand to signal to their viewers that Trump won the fight. Trump this May is consolidating the party apparatus and also declared this is “be nice to losers month”. “Be nice to losers after you beat them” is what Trump is up to. That’s why Trump visits with loser Paul Ryan and losers in the GOP establishment. May for Trump is “be nice to losers” month.

The Megyn Kelly interview is one with the endorsement of Trump by the New York Post during the New York primary. Rupert Murdoch owns both the Post and Fox News. When the Post endorsed Trump it was the white flag of surrender by Rupert. Megyn Kelly’s interview last night was the follow-up white flag moment. It was time to display for all to see that Fox News too is ready to shovel coal in the fast moving Trump train.

The Hillary2016 House of Horror Heated by Coal

Speaking of shoveling coal, Hillary Clinton had a chance to fix the latest big mess in her mess of a campaign. Instead Hillary2016 has made worse into worst.

We’ve written before that it is of paramount importance for Hillary2016 to repair the seemingly irreparable level of stupidity displayed by Hillary Clinton herself. As we’ve written the Hillary ‘I’m going to put coal miners out of work’ nastiness in order to woo environmentalists will be the single most destructive ad to come in 2016. Hillary Clinton and Hillary2016 know we are right. That nasty statement will be of use in every state in 2016.

That nasty promise to force coal miners out of work is a great danger to Hillary2016. Hillary Clinton, as we have written has to find a way to combat her own statement. Hillary Clinton had a great opportunity to wiggle out of this mess. Instead Hillary wiggled into something much much worse.

Here’s the damaging video and what we wrote:

At his victory speech Donald Trump mentioned what we believe will be the death blow if Hillary Clinton ever becomes the nominee (which we doubt). Trump briefly discussed Hillary’s incredibly ugly promise to destroy the jobs of coal miners. Hillary subsequently said she “misspoke” but the massive damage to her has been done. If Hillary ever becomes the nominee (which we doubt) we believe the Hillary attack on coal miners will be the central advertisement by the Trump campaign against her. Those ads will air nonstop in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and New Jersey. In coal country and any county in the country with high unemployment the ad will also air. The damage to Hillary will be that she would willfully and deliberately destroy the livelihood of workers for her political ambition to court ideological crackpots.

A continued Trump attack on Hillary2016 for her purposeful unemployment of coal miners – alongside a Bernie Sanders demand that Hillary stick with environmentalist kooks against coal mining – will place Hillary2016 in an indefensible position especially in states like California.

Hillary Clinton knows what we write is exactly on target. So Hillary Clinton said a really stupid thing to try to counteract that really stupid statement about putting coal miners out of work. Here’s what Hillary Clinton said which is truly stupid on many levels:

That was Hillary’s stupid attempt to put away her earlier stupid statement about unemployment horror for coal miners. Hillary is smart enough to know that ugly statement will birth lots of ads so Hillary tried to counteract it by promising Bill Clinton will help fix “coal country”.

At first blush, we see why Hillary thought she was being smart. Bill Clinton was once loved in coal country. Bill Clinton was and possibly still is viewed as a good steward of the economy. But further examination quickly disintegrates the notion that what Hillary said was smart.

We’re not going to examine in detail the stupidity of what Hillary said. We’ll just bring up some of the problems that come to mind real quick. Bill Clinton is going to be the “economy” president under the first woman president? Isn’t the whole rationale of Hillary2016 that a woman will be president? What happens when news organizations ask Bill what he will do for the economy? Will Bill say “ask Hillary she’ll be president”? But Hillary said Bill will fix things so Bill “what is your plan” as you become the real president of the economy not the one who is the first woman president. This likely back and forth when news organizations ask Bill what he will do only to be sent to Hillary who will then say she’s in charge but Bill will be in charge of the economy, is another bit of muddled message mess.

Then there is the problem with Bill Clinton. Hillary is essentially running against Bill Clinton’s presidency and as the Obama Third Term. Hillary says she will preserve “Obama’s legacy” while at the same time appointing Bill as the economic president even as she says she will be the president. Sorry, that’s muddled beyond a mess.

Hillary knows she has to somehow neutralize that ‘put coal miners out of work’ stupidity. But the Bill Clinton gambit was stupid. Stupid. Stupid.

What should Hillary Clinton have done? We answered that question in May 10 of 2008! Back then the issue was the West Virginia primary. We noted that John F. Kennedy was viewed with great suspicion as a first Catholic president by many protestants. JFK went to West Virginia. JFK met with the coal miners. JFK visited a coal mine. JFK soothed the ill feelings against him by speaking with and listening to the coal miners that would eventually give him a pivotal victory. That’s what Hillary Clinton should have done.

Hillary Clinton should have visited the coal mines. Hillary should have met with the people she threatened with economic extinction. Hillary could have attempted to neutralize her nasty statement about putting coal miners out of work.

Did Hillary Clinton do what JFK did and what we advised? No. Hillary Clinton continued Obama Third Term nonsense. Hillary campaigned in black churches and did everything to bring out the black vote. Tactically that was smart but strategically that was stupid. Bernie Sanders has little support outside of the young in the black community. So Hillary did the easy and stupid thing by campaigning in the black neighborhoods and centers of Kentucky. But Hillary’s problem is the elemental one of whether she is honest with voters and in this case with coal miners in particular.

Instead of taking the opportunity to neutralize the nasty ‘put coal miners out of work’ statement Hillary chose the racially divisive courting of black voters and backhand insult to white working class voters. The result was a near defeat rescue of less than half a percentage point in Kentucky. That’s not victory, that’s black lung disease.

Worst, the opportunity to find an antidote to the poisonous ‘put coal miners out of work’ statement on video, was not taken. Hillary’s unemployment threat on video remains as deadly as a hungry cobra.

The Fox News Poll With Trump On Top

Good news for Trump gushes in:

Mitt Romney ends recruiting efforts for an independent candidate

Washington (CNN)Mitt Romney won’t launch a third-party presidential campaign of his own and has stopped trying to recruit somebody else to do it.

The 2012 Republican nominee had attempted to recruit a challenger to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. But prospects like Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse said no, and Romney is now dropping his efforts, a source familiar with Romney’s thinking told CNN. The news was first reported by Yahoo News.

It’s the latest blow to the “Never Trump” movement — a group of conservatives led by Romney, blogger Erick Erickson and The Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol — to find an alternative to Trump.
Romney still hopes a candidate will emerge. But an adviser to the “Never Trump” efforts confirmed Tuesday night that the efforts are looking grim.

Loser Romney! It’s over for… Romney. Put him in the Mittens drawer.

Why did Willard euthanize his efforts to stop Trump? Well, for starters, the Fox News poll has Trump ahead of Hillary which Romney and the #NeverTrumpTards said would never happen. Trump is tops:

Donald Trump tops Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup, according to a new Fox News Poll that also finds majorities of voters feel both frontrunners lack strong moral values and will say anything to get elected.

Trump has a 45-42 percent edge over Clinton, if the presidential election were held today. That’s within the poll’s margin of sampling error. Last month, Clinton was up by 48-41 percent (April 2016).

Clinton is ahead by 14 points among women (50-36 percent). Yet Trump leads by a larger 22 points among men (55-33 percent).

He also tops Clinton by 37 points (61-24 percent) among whites without a college degree (working-class whites).

Overall, Trump is preferred by 24 points among whites (55-31 percent). He’s even ahead by nine among white women (47-38 percent).

Clinton has a commanding 83-point lead among blacks (90-7 percent), and is up by 39 among Hispanics (62-23 percent). [snip]

In 2012, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won by 20 points among whites, while President Barack Obama won blacks by 87 points and Hispanics by 44, according to the Fox News exit poll.

One reason for Trump’s showing is there is parity on party unity, as 83 percent of Democrats back Clinton and 82 percent of Republicans support Trump.

Independents go for Trump by 46-30 percent, although one in five would vote for someone else or stay home (20 percent).

Enthusiasm is on the GOP’s side, as more Republicans (74 percent) than Democrats (66 percent) say they are extremely or very interested in the presidential election.

The poll shows Bernie Sanders has a 46-42 percent advantage over Trump in a hypothetical matchup. Sanders was up by 53-39 percent in April. However, the Vermont senator trails Clinton in the Democratic nomination race by what is considered an insurmountable number of delegates.

The drawn-out nomination battle may hurt Clinton among the base, as 1 in 10 Sanders voters say they would pick Trump over her in November (11 percent).

Clinton and Trump have made quite an impression so far. Overall, voters feel the candidates lack honesty, empathy, and strong moral values, and that they’ll say anything to win.

Clinton has a net negative honesty rating of -35 points. That’s because a new low 31 percent say she’s honest, while a record 66 percent say she isn’t.

Trump does better on this measure, although he is still underwater by 17 points: 40 percent think he’s honest and 57 percent say he’s not.

In addition, over half say the phrase “has strong moral values” does not describe Clinton (57 percent) or Trump (58 percent).

Many think “cares about people like me” doesn’t fit Trump (55 percent).

More voters than not think the “cares” attribute doesn’t work for Clinton either (46 percent yes vs. 51 percent no).

Clinton performs best on “is a strong leader,” although the reviews are mixed: 49 percent say it applies to her, while 50 percent say it doesn’t.

“Strong leader” is also Trump’s best trait, as 59 percent feel it describes him (38 percent disagree).

Even so, half or better say “is a reliable leader” doesn’t describe Clinton (55 percent) or Trump (50 percent).

Most think Clinton (71 percent) and Trump (65 percent) will “say anything to get elected.” And majorities think the main reason the former secretary of state (57 percent) and businessman (56 percent) are running is for themselves — rather than for the country.

Who is more corrupt? By a 49-37 percent margin, voters give that dubious distinction to Clinton.

These polls are a load of bullsh*t. But this is a treasure trove of good news for Trump. We don’t believe the numbers but we do understand the political impact of such a poll. Great news for Trump which cut Romney’s legs off.

The best news for Trump? Bernie Sanders beats Trump! Bernie Sanders is never going to be the nominee against Trump but this poll helps Sanders to make his argument against Hillary and this makes Trump happy as a pig in mud on a rainy day.

There’s lots other good news for Trump in this silly poll which we will encourage you to find yourself. Enough to say that Trump has to be happy that voters in this poll see Hillary at the same level as Trump. Two pigs in mud or two glory candidates in Elysium? Take your pick but advantage is to Trump who has never run for political office.

Donald J. Trump fought Big Media and won.

Want more good news/bad news stew? We can’t. We’re fed up. But do try the plate with Trump telling the new Muslim mayor of London to take an IQ test. For dessert there’s Hillary Clinton supporter Ed Rendell attacking Donald J. Trump for something Trump said on the rollicking Howard Stern show long ago:

“Will he have some appeal to working-class Dems in Levittown or Bristol? Sure,” said Ed Rendell, the former Pennsylvania governor and Philadelphia mayor, who won landslides in the suburbs. “For every one he’ll lose 1½ , two Republican women. Trump’s comments like ‘You can’t be a 10 if you’re flat-chested,’ that’ll come back to haunt him. There are probably more ugly women in America than attractive women. People take that stuff personally.

Ugly women?

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell has apologized for saying “there are probably more ugly women in America than attractive women.”

Rendell tells The Associated Press the comments were “incredibly dumb and selfish” and that he’s sorry.

He says he was poking fun at his own appearance and trying to make the point that “there’s more of us than there are of them.”

The Democrat was offering his thoughts to The Washington Post on Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s prospects for success in the Philadelphia suburbs when he made the comment.

Ugly women??? With friends like these… it will get a lot uglier.

Things just keep getting better for Donald J. Trump and worse for Hillary2016.


Dumb And Dumber: Paul Ryan And #Hillary2016 Attack @RealDonaldTrump – Thereby Helping #Trump2016

As we wrote so presciently three days ago, the next big fight will be Donald Trump versus Paul Ryan and the GOP revanchist establishment. It would help Trump2016 if a big name Trump supporter, joined by every Trump supporter, donated money to Paul Ryan’s primary opponent Paul Nehlen – that would send the necessary message to Paul Ryan and his ambitions to run for president in 2020 by sabotaging Trump in 2016. Of course, Paul Ryan’s treachery is proof of the truth of Trump’s message and helps Trump2016. Ditto Hilllary2016’s latest attack ad.

Hillary2016 released an attack ad against Donald J. Trump yesterday. Instead of the attack ad, Hillary2016 should have sent Trump2016 a campaign contribution because the “attack ad” was so bad it helps Trump. The Hillary2016 “attack ad” against Trump2016 proves there is not one firing neuron, not one living brain cell in Brooklyn headquarters.

The only question that remains to be answered this May 2016 is, “Who is dumber? Paul Ryan and the GOP establishment? Or Hillary2016?” They’re both dumb. Who is dumber?

Let’s start with the Wisconsin dummy. Paul Ryan, the loser VP pick, on national television tried to sabotage Donald J. Trump. Keep in mind that Paul Ryan will be the convention chairman and as such he will try to sabotage Trump every step of the way in Cleveland. Here’s what we wrote a few days ago before Indiana voted:

Donald J. Trump will have more than the 1,237 delegate votes he needs to be nominated. Some, if not many, of those delegates will be forced to vote for Trump by law. This means that some, if not many, of the delegates that vote for Trump’s nomination will still vote against Trump’s interests at the convention. These treacherous delegates will vote for Trump on the first ballot but at every turn they might vote with Paul Ryan, who will be chairman of the convention, and the interests of the establishment.

For Donald J. Trump this means that Donald Trump should begin immediately to agitate to seize full control of the convention. [snip] It’s not just that Donald Trump will know how to produce a better “show” than the dull establishment. Donald Trump will produce a better political party than the one he is set to destroy tonight. [snip]

Total control of the GOP convention in Cleveland will mean that Trump will dominate the rules, platform, and credentials committees. From there Trump can demand total control of the Republican National Committee. Once he has control of the Republican National Committee and the apparatus of the party nationally, Trump can also seize total control of the finance committees and the state “victory committees” which will likely be the vehicles by which the Trump campaign runs alongside the state Republican campaigns.

Trump must also demand total control of the campaign finance committees for the GOP Senate and House. Any fund raising Trump commits to for any GOP effort must be predicated on funding only candidates which will support his election as president.

Before we wrote that advice to Donald Trump we noted how the establishment will accept Trump only if Trump dumps Trumpism. That’s the new GOP establishment strategy against Trump:

As we previously wrote, the GOP establishment, the ancien régime of the corrupt and rotted now accept that Trump will be the GOP nominee but they have devised a new strategy to strip Trump’s ideas and policies away from Trump. The ancien régime will tolerate Trump but only without Trumpism. The ancien régime will use every trick and every bit of power at their disposal to achieve their strategic aims now that they have lost the nomination fight. That’s why it is so important for Trump to strip the GOP establishment of any and all power to do further harm to the nation.

Yeah, we nailed it.

That strategy we outlined is why Paul Ryan said what he said on CNN to sabotage Donald J. Trump:

Other than us, the only person who got it right is Lou Dobbs. Lou Dobbs is a must watch smart analysis:

Lou Dobbs understands, as he usually does, what Paul Ryan is up to. Paul Ryan seeks to sabotage Trump2016 so that Ryan can keep the GOP establishment in control and his pajama boy dreams of a run for president in 2020 alive.

Newt Gingrich and Sean Hannity to a lesser extent also understood the meaning of Paul Ryan’s threat against Donald J. Trump.

When Paul Ryan declares that the GOP “standard bearer” should bear the GOP standard what Paul Ryan means is “Trump without Trumpism”. Paul Ryan will tolerate Donald Trump only if Trump does what loser Paul Ryan commands. “… Trump had yet to prove he shared the conservative values and principles necessary to be the party’s standard-bearer” means Paul Ryan wants Trump to be the GOP establishment chump. Trump without Trumpism is what the GOP establishment and Paul Ryan demand.

The GOP establishment goal is to sabotage Trump and the new emerging Republican Party so the ancien régime can maintain control and maintain their privileges. The ancien régime will do nothing for the American people other than continue the disaster of policies which weaken American workers with low wage policies and turn America into a garrison state for international taskmasters. Trump rejects all that.

To that end the Republican establishment will do what it takes to destroy Trump and the upstart voters that support Trump. The strategy of the GOP establishment is laughable. Already we have heard from the Bush Crime Clan they will not attend the GOP convention in Cleveland which will nominate Donald J. Trump. The Bush Crime Clan also declares they will not endorse Trump. Loser Mittens Romney will also turn his back on Donald Trump and the new Republican Party. Loser John McCain will also refuse to attend the Trump convention of the new Republican Party. Senators Ben Sasse and Lindsey Graham won’t vote for Trump either.

How dumb is the GOP establishment? A total refusal by the GOP establishment to accept Donald Trump and the ostentatious display of contempt for Trump and his voters – HELPS TRUMP!!!!!!!!

The GOP establishment is dumb. But the evidence mounts that Hillary2016 is dumber. Trump’s message and entire campaign is an attack against the ancien régime, against the entire political establishment. So what does Hillary2016 do? This truly stupid attack ad:

That type of attacked worked so well against Trump when Jeb Bush, Bobby Jindal, Rick Perry, Lindsey Graham, Liddle Marco, Lyin’ Ted, Mitt Romney, etc. etc. used it to attack Trump that it destroyed Trump and now Trump is NOT the GOP nominee for president in 2016. Um… It did work, right? It’s over for Trump, right??? NO. Hillary2016 somehow misses the point that this type of attack with the full array of the GOP establishment calling Donald J. Trump names, HELPS TRUMP!!!!!!!.

Instead of that “attack” ad against Donald Trump, it would have been better if Hillary2016 sent Trump2016 a campaign contribution. It would be cheaper to send Trump money during this change election year than to air an ad such as this that HELPS TRUMP by demonstrating beyond doubt that Trump is an enemy of the GOP establishment.

Did it ever occur to anyone at Hillary2016 Brooklyn headquarters that Trump can air a similar ad citing Bernie Sanders against Hillary Clinton and Goldman Sachs? Or maybe even the nasty race-baiting things Barack Obama said against Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton can be put into a Trump ad. Is there one thinking brain in Brooklyn Hillary2016 headquarters?

What Hillary2016 should be doing is coming up with ideas to explain away Hillary’s joyful remarks about how she will gleefully destroy the livelihood of coal miners. Those Hillary remarks will be THE attack ad against Hillary and thus far there is not one functioning brain at Hillary2016 that has devised a strategy to neutralize those remarks when they are unleashed against her.

The West Virginia Coal Association endorsed Trump because of those remarks. Instead of silly attacks ads that help Trump, Hillary2016 should be busy explaining away her remarks that will hurt in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and every place where unemployment is a problem. “Trump Digs Coal” and understands how that issue will help him in November:

“She said ‘I’m going to put the miners and the mines out of business.’ And then she comes over and she tried to explain her statement. That is a tough one to explain. Wouldn’t you say?” he asked.

While Hillary2016 distracts with silly ads that help Donald J. Trump, Bernie Sanders continues to gain in West Virginia and every state that votes in May, and June.

The GOP establishment proved and continues to prove they where too dumb to understand this is a CHANGE election. We warned Hillary2016 years ago that this would be a change election year. Hillary 2016 is too dumb to see that. The GOP establishment refuses to see that. Dumb and dumber. Who is the dumbest?


Bestiality Fix #2: The Real Lyin’ Ted #CruzSexScandal

Update: Regarding Corey Lewandowski charged in Florida for battery. Michelle Fields lied about Corey Lewandowski and the proof is in what she herself wrote about the incident. Fields wrote “Someone had grabbed me tightly by the arm and yanked me down. I almost fell to the ground…” Liar! Fields is a dumb Cruz supporter masquerading as a reporter. Lewandowski should claim “stand your ground” status and file counterclaim charges against Fields because she touched him first which apparently counts for battery in Florida.


There is nothing dumber than a Ted Cruz supporter. We wrote that in question form in early August of 2015. Today we report that Ted Cruz supporters have become even dumber. Ted Cruz supporters, the honest ones if such a thing exists, are dumber than ever. Ted Cruz supporters are over the edge of dumb, well past stupid… beyond whatever word expresses the deepest depth of stupidity… that is the level of non-intelligence sunk to by honest Ted Cruz supporters.

Back in early August of 2015 we explained that either Jeb Bush or Donald Trump would be the GOP nominee, in our article Newsflash: It’s A Fix – It’s Trump Or Bush That Will Win – Cruz, Rubio, Kasich, Huckabee, Carson, Walker, Paul, Christie, Are Losers:

We’ll explain it to you now: This GOP primary election is a fix. The entire primary process and schedule was designed to nominate Jeb Bush. But Donald Trump surprised everyone and got in the race. Donald Trump has the money. Donald Trump has the Big Media expertise. Donald Trump has the experience of dealing in politics and with politicians. It was all “fixed” for Jeb Bush and then Trump got in.

As we wrote before, Trump can win. Why? Trump can win because he can take advantage of the fix that was set up to benefit Jeb Bush.
Put that in your jock straps and wiggle.

Donald Trump has the financial advantage Jeb Bush thought he would have. Donald Trump can not only win (according to all the polls from those states) Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, South Carolina (latest poll there has Donald Trump ahead with 34% Jeb Bush 10%) but he can knock out Jeb Bush and win Florida and all those many many delegates. No other candidate can do that.

Hey, dummies, why do we call you dummies, especially you Ted Cruz dummies? We call you dummies because you think that once Trump goes away your candidate will rise and maybe have a chance to win. That’s so stupid. Your candidates don’t have a chance. The fix is in. We think Ted Cruz supporters are especially stupid because they think that the establishment figure most hated by the establishment due to his personality and obnoxiousness (which we do think should be admired by the way) won’t be swept away with ease by the very forces that have tried with all their raw power and vitriol to destroy Donald Trump. [snip]

The fix is in dummies. Only one candidate can win now other than Jeb Bush. Like it or not it is Trump or Bush.

We waited until after the first debate to make this assessment. But it is clear now that Trump is the sole alternative. If Trump is knocked out one by one the others – Cruz, Paul, Walker, Kasich, Rubio, will be dismantled and sent to oblivion. The fix is in. The establishment gets what it wants. Except of course that Donald Trump remains standing.

The above quote is not particularly complicated. But for honest Cruz supporters it is high level physics written in a foreign language. These stupid Cruz supporters are so stupid they somehow found themselves cheered when first the corrupt Neil Bush endorsed Ted Cruz only to be followed by the grand Jeb Bush endorsement of Ted Cruz. It’s like a turkey cheering the approach of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Consider how utterly stupid, dumb, idiotic, Ted Cruz supporters are. These dolts now await the Wisconsin primary with great hope that Cruz will beat Trump there. But the Ted Cruz campaign is a steaming pile of failure already, with zero possibility of success. First, a “victory” for Cruz in Wisconsin does not help Cruz – it helps Jeb Bush and the establishment. Second, the Ted Cruz strategy called for victory in South Carolina, dubbed the gateway to the South by Ted Cruz strategists, which would lead to many primary victories in the South – none of which happened. Third, the latest Ted Cruz strategy for victory written before the vote in Arizona, “Inside Cruz’s state-by-state plan to defeat Trump”, has already failed:

Inside Cruz’s state-by-state plan to defeat Trump
Rubio and Kasich might be sweating Tuesday but Cruz is looking down the road to a #NeverTrump sweep.

But that consolidation has to happen fast. Cruz’s top strategists say they believe Cruz must win decisively in Arizona and Utah, the next states to vote on March 22. [snip]

Cruz quietly began buying ad time in Arizona over the weekend, reserving $200,000 over 10 days, making him the first to buy ads in any state that votes after March 15. Cruz hired a top Arizona strategist six months ago, zeroing in on its potential significance as an inflection point on the calendar as early as last September.

In the wake of the strategic failure in South Carolina, the SEC primaries, Nevada, and the other Southern states, the Ted Cruz campaign plotted yet another ridiculous path (recall Little Marco’s 1-2-3 strategy which likewise went bust) to victory which required victory in Arizona. But Donald Trump won Arizona so there is no path to victory for Ted Cruz by his own measure! Further, as the Ted Cruz “state-by-state plan to defeat Trump” strategized, Ted Cruz had to win Illinois, Missouri, and North Carolina, but Ted Cruz has lost those states as well. For Ted Cruz the “state-by-state plan to defeat Trump” has failed utterly and will fail in the states soon to vote:

Another problem for Cruz is the nomination map itself. As Rubio has repeatedly pointed out, the states after March 15 are less favorable to Cruz’s religious brand of conservatism. Many of the most evangelical states have already voted. And Cruz has mostly struggled in the Northeast (where Trump has mostly romped). Connecticut and Rhode Island are still to come, as are nearby Mid-Atlantic states, including delegate-rich Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, plus New York and New Jersey.

On its working map, the Cruz campaign cedes New Jersey and its 51 winner-take-all delegates to Trump and assumes the tycoon will carry his home state of New York.

The Cruz campaign has failed to meet strategic goals consistently. Every new strategic plan is quickly torched by Trump. Yet stupid Ted Cruz supporters continue to believe that the new failed strategic plan and the next sure to fail strategic plan and the next strategic plan failure will do the trick. That’s how stupid Ted Cruz supporters are.

Trump supporters at HotGas rewrite what we wrote back in August 2015, with updated results which spell out the endgame:

Right now Trump has just under a 300-delegate lead over Ted Cruz. The pro­por­tion­ally award­ing state pri­maries are nearly fin­ished, and there will be no more cau­cuses. [snip]

Accord­ing to NWConservative’s analy­sis, on April 19, if Trump wins New York’s 95 del­e­gates as expected, Ted Cruz will be math­e­mat­i­cally elim­i­nated from win­ning the nom­i­na­tion out­right. [snip]

The estab­lish­ment wants a con­tested con­ven­tion. This is a fact that is beyond dis­pute. The estab­lish­ment does not want Don­ald Trump. And it is undis­putable that the estab­lish­ment does not want Ted Cruz either. Even Ted’s most vocif­er­ous sup­port­ers’ most fer­vent argu­ment is that the estab­lish­ment hates Ted Cruz more than they hate Don­ald Trump. Go ahead, try to walk that argu­ment back, now that you know where I’m going with this.

Since the establishment’s main goal right now is to deny Trump the nom­i­na­tion, and given the solid argu­ment that they hate Cruz more than they hate Trump, why on earth would Cruz have a snowball’s chance in hell of win­ning a con­tested con­ven­tion? And, in fact, that is not even in the same galaxy of the establishment’s inten­tions. [snip]

You MUST accede that, assum­ing Don­ald Trump falls short of the 1,237 del­e­gates, there is a VERY high like­li­hood that Cruz will be cast aside once the first bal­lot is cast. In fact, the prob­a­bil­ity of Cruz being selected by a delighted, giddy estab­lish­ment deter­mined to install their own pup­pet is so small as to be indis­tin­guish­able from zero. [snip]

I’ll give Cruz the ben­e­fit of the doubt that he wants to see this thing through at least until New York. But after the New York Val­ues Vot­ers express their opin­ions, Cruz is effec­tively shut out from ever being the nom­i­nee. There is zero chance. [snip]

Either he has made some sort of deal with the estab­lish­ment to try and deny Trump the path to 1,237, or he is too naive or stu­pid to real­ize that the estab­lish­ment will NOT choose him in a con­tested con­ven­tion. Cruz is a Har­vard lawyer with advi­sors who, pre­sum­ably, can do sim­ple math. Which sce­nario is more likely?

If Cruz has made a deal with the estab­lish­ment, what does that say about Ted Cruz, the Out­sider, the Bul­let Point Con­ser­v­a­tive? He will have com­pro­mised his prin­ci­ples and his own cam­paign PLATFORM. If Cruz is being naive, what kind of Pres­i­dent will he be? But then again, he was fooled by Mitch McConnell, so there’s that. He has also enlisted Jeb Bush’s brother for his finance team, and now Jeb him­self has endorsed him. Admit this: If Jeb had come out and endorsed Trump, you’d be yelling “Estab­lish­ment!” at the top of your lungs.

Stupid, Ted Cruz supporters say they like Ted Cruz because he is anti-establishment but Ted Cruz is willingly engaged in bestial intercourse with GOP establishment animals. That’s the real Ted #CruzSexScandal!

The analysis above comes from a pro Trump website, HotGas. Now let’s hear from a Trump hater at the New York Post:

Wake up, Cruz and Kasich — the GOP convention will never nominate you

Let’s imagine for a moment that Donald Trump isn’t going to be the Republican nominee for president. There are three ways this fantasy — and it is likely nothing more than a fantasy — becomes a reality.

One is that something Trump does is just so outrageous and disgusting, it knocks him out of the race and by default Ted Cruz becomes the nominee. (You can stop laughing ruefully now; I’m sure we all know now that’s not going to happen.)

The second is that Ted Cruz wins 80 percent of the Republican delegates going forward, passes Trump and takes it on the first ballot at the convention in July. At the moment, no one seems to believe this scenario is viable — not even the Cruz camp, which doesn’t bother talking it up.

The third is that Trump doesn’t secure enough delegates to win it on the first ballot and the GOP rises up on subsequent ballots to take it away from him and give the nomination to someone else.

This is possible. Indeed, it’s exactly what Cruz and John Kasich — the candidate with no shot who is staying in even though he won as many delegates on Tuesday night as I did — are counting on to propel them to the nomination.

They shouldn’t be. At all. In fact, they might as well write their own concession speeches right now. [snip]

This is the scenario Cruz and Kasich are hoping for. And in hoping for it, they are talking themselves into political oblivion.

Look, fellas: If Trump doesn’t get enough delegates to win, why would a GOP let entirely loose from primary and caucus results and able to choose anyone as its nominee turn to two candidates who received even fewer delegates than Trump did?

Would this panicked GOP look at Potential Nominee Cruz and foresee a shift in its fortunes? Why would it? Cruz has yet to demonstrate he has a national constituency. Alas for him, the movement he wanted to lead — conservative white people who, according to a delusional theory unsupported by evidence, didn’t turn up to vote for Mitt Romney in 2012 by the millions and cost the GOP the election — has a candidate: His name is Trump. [snip]

You can’t win the GOP nomination by losing.

Ted Cruz should stop playing for second, because if he comes in second, he’s not going to be the nominee. The only way he gets to grasp the brass ring is to beat Trump outright.

It’s a nearly insuperable challenge. But there it is.

Stupid Ted Cruz supporters can put aside the issue of whether or not Ted Cruz is hated by the establishment because he is so anti-establishment (even thought the evidence points to Ted Cruz as GOP establishment tool and Jeb Bush enabler). The bottom line stupid Ted Cruz supporters have to explain to their withered brains is why someone that ran and lost because his presumed constituency of conservative blue collar voters went to Trump, and that same Ted Cruz has no national constituency, and that same Ted Cruz has a serpentine face and little serpent teeth – why would the establishment nominate the Ted Cruz they hate and are only using to get at Donald Trump? Stupid loser Ted Cruz supporters have no answer. They’re stupid losers, dumb, as useful as a wet bag of rocks.

So, we cited a pro-Trump website, a Trump hater, now a Trump neutral (supposedly). Larry Sabato considers Trump’s path to 1237:

About a month ago, after Donald Trump won the South Carolina primary and all of its delegates, we headlined a piece “The Hour is Growing Late to Stop Trump.” Well, the hour has grown later, and we have to ask the question: Has Trump been stopped?

Certainly not. And a look ahead at the remaining contests calls into question the ability of the other candidates, Ted Cruz and John Kasich, to prevent him from winning the requisite number of delegates to clinch or come close to clinching the Republican nomination.

The magic number is 1,237 delegates, and our own rough calculations show Trump just getting over the hump with 1,239. [snip]

In Wisconsin, Trump may benefit from a Cruz-Kasich split and also may hold the advantage in a number of congressional districts that have lower percentages of college graduates and lower median incomes. We see Kasich potentially winning a couple of districts with higher median incomes that performed strongly for Romney in the 2012 GOP primary. We also handed Cruz the heavily Republican Fifth District, as he has performed better among stalwart conservatives, and the Sixth District next door.

If you want to read Sabato’s prognostications for Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, California, go ahead but we’ll save you the trouble and [spoiler alert!!!] inform you that Trump will be very happy. In Nebraska-Montana-South Dakota, small states all, [spoiler alert!!!] Ted Cruz will slither and hiss.

The Ted Cruz path to victory is covered by an avalanche of boulders from the Trump earthquake. For Stupid Ted Cruz Supporters the only gloat left in them is the Mitt Romney establishment victory via tool Ted Cruz in Utah. But, Utah is a toxic drink of salt:

Ted Cruz’s Utah Win Doesn’t Derail Donald Trump’s Delegate Momentum
Texas senator is picking up endorsements from the GOP establishment like Jeb Bush, but still faces uphill battle

WASHINGTON—The split decision from Arizona and Utah on Tuesday leaves the Republican presidential race in the same place it has been: front-runner Donald Trump with a commanding lead, and Sen. Ted Cruz and the GOP establishment in a desperate effort to stop him from clinching the nomination outright.

Mr. Trump’s Arizona primary victory led to unlikely support Wednesday for Mr. Cruz, who won the Utah caucuses. The Texas senator, who built his campaign around how much he is hated by the Washington establishment, on Wednesday was endorsed by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and the Club for Growth, the antitax organization that had never before endorsed a presidential candidate.

“For the sake of our party and country, we must move to overcome the divisiveness and vulgarity Donald Trump has brought into the political arena, or we will certainly lose our chance to defeat the Democratic nominee and reverse President [Barack] Obama’s failed policies,” Mr. Bush said in his endorsement of Mr. Cruz.

Other prominent GOP activists, such as commentator Erick Erickson, have called on Republicans like Mr. Walker and Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Ben Sasse of Nebraska to coalesce behind Mr. Cruz as the party’s last hope to stop Mr. Trump.

Even if they do so this week, it may be too late.

Mr. Walker, whose state will hold its primary on April 5, said in a radio interview aired Wednesday that he is likely to endorse next week, “when it will have maximum impact.”

When he ended his campaign in September, Mr. Walker called on remaining candidates to coalesce to block Mr. Trump. [snip]

Despite Mr. Cruz’s continued insistence that he has a credible path to win 1,237 delegates before the convention, that scenario becomes less likely with each succeeding contest. [snip]

He must win 85% of the outstanding delegates—a task akin to winning a division in Major League Baseball after being 25 games out of first place on Labor Day—when there are only about 30 games left in the season.

To get to a contested convention, Mr. Cruz must win coming contests in Wisconsin—where each of the state’s eight congressional districts is winner-take-all—and perform well in the late-April primaries in the Northeast, Mr. Trump’s backyard.

The contests after Wisconsin are not on friendly terrain for Mr. Cruz. Mr. Trump remains popular among New York Republicans who vote April 19, and while competing in Iowa’s caucuses, Mr. Cruz mocked Mr. Trump’s “New York values.”

All the Lyin’ Ted Cruz machinations will get him no higher than a serpent’s belly on the ground. Trump will beat Ted Cruz on the beaches. Trump will beat Ted Cruz in the air. Trump will beat Ted Cruz on the ground. Trump will beat Ted Cruz in a group. Trump will beat Ted Cruz one-on-one:

Poll: Trump beats both foes head-to-head

The results indicate that unifying Republican opposition to Donald Trump would be very hard.

Trump pretty much won the GOP nomination in South Carolina. That does not mean that plotters won’t plot.

Those that want to stop the Trump nomination will continue to plot. There will be strange bedfellows. Sleazy Ted Cruz the phony “consistent conservative” will copulate with the GOP establishment and try to give birth to the ugliest baby since Barack Obama in 2008. That is the real Ted #CruzSexScandal.


Last #GOPDebate With Winner @RealDonaldTrump, Losers @TedCruz @JohnKasich @MarcoRubio

The Almighty is merciful. Tonight that great mercy is made manifest. It’s the last GOP debate. Thank you Lord.

Tonight we will see if Little Marco takes our advice. If Little Marco does not, Little Marco will, like his father, end his life as a bartender (maybe in short shorts and maybe, because the Almighty has a great sense of humor, in a Trump hotel and resort). It’s lights out for Little Marco tonight.

Tonight, we will also see if Teddy Bear Cruz continues to insult Donald Trump voters as “low information”. Teddy Bear Cruz is such a charmer. Cruz is more serpentine than snake charmer. Insults against voters rarely expand support although they do help the insulted to rally against the snake who insults them. Tonight for Teddy, it’s back into the straw basket for a good coil.

Tonight, we will see John Kasich deliver the mail. He will be that exciting. Most of us wait on the mailman with anticipation – for the package or letter delivered. But John Kasich thinks we wait on the mail for the joy of the mailman’s appearance. This postman always rings twice even when once is more than enough. It’s been long past time for John Kasich to hang up his bag and head on over to the local bar for a brewski. Try Cheers Johnny boy. Tonight, it’s “Return to Sender”.

Tonight, Donald J. Trump should emerge from backstage with a box of Trump steaks, a couple of bottles of Trump Champagne, and maybe a Trump vodka bottle. Trump should give each of the men on stage parting gifts of the above, maybe some bottles of water for Little Marco, a warm smile, and ask them all to sing a chorus or two of the Carol Burnett theme song “I’m so glad we had this time together… it’s time to say so long.”

Tonight, it is count the tick-tocks on the clock time, for Donald Trump. Tonight, the rumor is that Dr. Ben Carson will endorse Donald Trump tomorrow. Next week at this time Trump will be the GOP nominee, no matter how many delusional tantrums Teddy and the Cruzers indulge in. Tonight, Trump opens the Champagne bottles.

Tonight, as next week, the big loser will be Mitt Romney and the GOP establishment. Donald Trump has exposed them all for what they are: self-interested self-dealing double-crossing losers.

Tonight, Donald J. Trump begins his general election campaign – unless Ted Cruz, Little Marco, or John Kasich decide they want to rumble and Trump has to teach them the game of “Sorry”, again.

The last GOP debate will be on CNN. 8:30 p.m. ET. We’ll watch, maybe comment, then pop a bottle of Pink bubbly open. The suffering will soon be over.


Tools And Fools Against #Trump: Neil Bush, Mitt Romney, Ted Cruz Against @RealDonaldTrump in Michigan And Mississippi, Idaho, Hawaii

Update: It’s over for Trump again. Trump wins Mississippi. Hillary wins Mississippi. Trump wins despite this bit of information from an hour ago:

Study: 76 percent of attack ads target Trump

A coalition of conservatives committed to stopping Trump blanketed the nation with 7,000 TV ads over the last week directly attacking him, according to figures published Tuesday by the Center of Public Integrity (CPI).

About 40 percent of the anti-Trump ads were concentrated in Florida, a March 15 winner-take-all state where Trump currently leads in the polls.

The Conservative Solutions PAC, which supports Rubio for president, was responsible for two-thirds of the attack ads against Trump over the last week, according to the study.

Also lending a hand was another outside group called Our Principles PAC, manned by a group of former Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush aides. It launched in January with the explicit purpose of taking down Trump. [snip]

Several other groups, including a super-PAC aligned with the fiscally conservative group Club for Growth, as well as ’s campaign and well-funded pro-Cruz super-PAC, are also pitching in.


Once more! This time, unlike the many times before, let’s hear it with feeling “It’s over for Trump!”

Roll out the Hitler comparisons, sluice out the broken down polls, get Neil Bush to endorse “anti-establishment” Ted Cruz in alliance with the Mitt Romney shills for Ted Cruz help, slap together some hallucinations about a brokered convention, ignore the reality of the primary calendar, assault the electorate with a phalanx of attack ads, sign on the low wage pro-importation of workers high tech titans of Silicon Valley to donate money for more attack ads, increase the Big Media sludge attacks, unite the entire establishment not just the GOP establishment to attack, and continue to dream that “it’s over for Trump”. But the problem is reality.

It’s another election day and it is still boring because not much has changed at all despite all the noise about things changing. The problem the anti-Trump campaigners have is that their attacks come to late. If Trump wins Florida and/or Ohio he is the nominee no matter what they do. As the calendar changes to winner take all next week the guy that is ahead by even a little, wins big.

Today, at ET 8:00 Mississippi polls close. At 9:00 Michigan, at 11:00 Idaho, at 1:00 in the morning Hawaii. It’s still all about March 15 and tonight is just a prelude.

The exit polls are in and we can examine them after the vote to make sense of what the voters did. Before the votes are in, here is the state of play for the GOP: Reuters tracking poll has Trump at 40% with Cruz the second at 23%. Big Media only notes the NBC(!) poll that shows Trump leading in only single digits. Supposed “anti-establishment” Ted Cruz has hired the criminal Neil Bush of the Silverado scandal and assorted other criminal enterprises to join his “anti-establishment” campaign.

Neil Bush has a lot of anti-Trump company:

Our Principles PAC, backed by Nebraska’s billionaire Ricketts family, has poured millions into trashing Trump. American Future Fund is dumping $1.75 million in Florida this week; Club for Growth $1.5 million.

Hedge-fund billionaire Paul Singer is backing the Conservative Solutions PAC, which has dumped millions into anti-Trump ads and plans to spend more than $7 million between March 1 and 15, with $4 million of that going into Florida. The super PAC pile-on is unprecedented.

How well Trump fares in Michigan and Mississippi, measured against how well he was doing in polls last week, will reveal just how successful super PAC savagery has been in changing hearts and minds.

Can millionaires and billionaires who back open borders, mass immigration, globalization and the disappearance of nation states into transnational collectives overwhelm with their millions spent in ads the patriotic movements that arose this year to the wonderment of America and the world?

Ted Cruz is a tool. The game is still take down Trump. After Trump is removed then the low wage/illegal immigration amnesty candidate will be imposed on the electorate. Ted Cruz is a tool to take down Trump. Previous tools include Lindsey Graham, Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, Rick Perry, etc. The next tool after Cruz collapses, will be John Kasich. Tools and fools against Trump. As we wrote long ago: It’s a Fix! and there’s nothing dumber than a Cruz supporter.

Oh, and Trump is still ahead of Rubio in Florida by 20.

Oh, and Hillary v. Sanders is still on today.

We’ll laugh at it all.


Tapestries Move – Plus, Phony #DemDebate; @RealDonaldTrump Vs. Marco Rubio And Tony Rezko

This election gets dull. It grows duller by the day. It was exciting. It was real exciting. But now we are in the mop up operation stage. So it is dull – unless you are the guy with the broom sweeping up after the parade went by.

Last week we saw shocking news. Few took notice. The few that noticed did not get the meaning. A late week innocuous bit of news meant to hide and not be noticed. We saw the tapestry move. It was a subtle ripple of the tapestry but the tapestry moved. The players hiding behind the tapestry were busy. Did you see it? Did you see the significance?

That subtle wave caused by frantic maneuvers behind the tapestry should have been noticed by Hillary2016. But they are so stupid at the Brooklyn headquarters a truck busting through a plate glass window into the middle of a restaurant smashing pots, pans, and dishes, would be missed by them.

On the Republican side the tapestry moved too. But on the Republican side you could hear Moe, Larry, and Curly pummel the tapestry, the cacophony of pots and pans clang, each of the stooges noisily fall over each other, so that if you did not see the wild flapping and shaking of the tapestry you could not miss the clanging cloppery of the clowns.

On the Republican side the tapestry moved with news from the GOP establishment via Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney won’t rule out accepting GOP nomination at contested convention. That’s not so much a tapestry move betraying the treacherous, busy plotting behind it, as it is a bunch of clowns playing at being clever. The corollary to this clown show is the new Draft Ryan, as in Paul Ryan, for President clown show.

So the last guys to lose the presidential election think they can win the nomination by not running but instead staging a coup at the GOP convention. It would work if they were up against a pushover who won’t fight. But they’re up against Donald J. Trump.

On Tuesday, Idaho, Hawaii, Michigan, and Mississippi hold elections. Neither Mitt Romney nor Paul Ryan are on the ballot. Again, as we wrote before the last set of elections, these elections are a prelude to the final battle on March 15. On the Ides of March, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Ohio, vote. Neither Mitt Romney nor Paul Ryan are on the ballot.

In just about every poll of elections on March 8 and March 15, Donald Trump is ahead. That’s as it always has been. Some questions have been raised after SuperTuesday about a weakening Trump lead. But what has happened is not a Trump weakening, but a collapse of Rubio. This past week and weekend we saw Rubio support move to Cruz but Trump’s numbers, as Nate Cohn noted, remained stable.

Still, Trump is taking a beating. In Florida most ads attack Trump. Today the Trump counterattack ad war begins.

For the record, we think the Trump ad sucks. It’s a run of the mill political ad. What would we suggest? Tie the Marco Rubio real estate deal to the type of real estate deal Barack Obama did with Antoin “Tony” Rezko. Marco Rubio did exactly what Barack Obama did. The only difference is that Barack Obama was the bigger crook getting bigger money from a bigger crook. How come no one is making the connection?

Rubio’s campaign is in collapse and that almost assures Trump of winning winner take all Florida. Rubio supporters declare his great Puerto Rico victory as a big help in Florida with its one million Puerto Ricans. But how many Puerto Ricans in Florida are Republicans and how many of that sliver will vote for Rubio? That type of wishin’ and hopin’ is all Rubio has left.

But enough Florida, the action now is Michigan and Mississippi and the other March 8 contests. Trump is ahead in Mississippi in the last poll taken there by 24 points. In Michigan, Trump remains on top with Rubio sinking to last. Rubio might not even make the 15% threshold to get any delegates at all.

Tomorrow, this dull election continues. We’ll soon see if Trump wins Michigan and/or Mississippi which will lead to victory in Florida and Ohio. If that victory happens Rubio and Kasich will be out, only hated Cruz will remain. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan better get ready to strap on their burglar tools and steal the nomination.

As Mittens and Ryan go shopping for burglar suits, we suggest everyone go to bed and rest up for Tuesday night. If you have trouble sleeping, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will participate in a Fox News town hall event tonight and that should make you slumber. We will not watch. We didn’t watch the debate on Sunday night either. These “debates” are just too dull.

These dum dem debates are dull because there is no real fight. Bernie Sanders pretends to punch and Hillary pretends to care. It is dull, dull, dull.

If Bernie Sanders ever decides to fight we will wake up. If Hillary decides to stop the pretenses we will watch. But these dum dem debates are dull and a bunch of phony.

The dum dem debates are dull because they are phony. If Hillary attacked Bernie Sanders and his philosophy of socialism and why that is bad on a philosophical and real world impact then we would watch. If Bernie Sanders would stop his little bitchy insinuations and just come out and say what he believes “Hillary Clinton is corrupt because she is a tool of crony capitalists and is a crony capitalist herself who exploits the working class and the middle class to enrich herself and her 1% friends” then we would wake up. That would be a real fight, not the phony pretend slaps we see.

The real fight is between doddering Hillary/Bernie and the ones behind the tapestry. Last week we saw the tapestry move.

We do not believe Hillary Clinton nor Bernie Sanders will be the nominee. We’ve said that for a long while now. We doubt anyone needs much explanation for why we doubt Bernie Sanders will ever get the nomination, so let’s ignore him. But Hillary Clinton? Last week evidence began to pour in. The first bit of evidence got attention:

(CNN)The Department of Justice has granted “immunity” to a former State Department employee who worked on Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Bryan Pagliano initially invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and would not testify. Of course, the Department of Justice, known to defense attorneys simply as the “government,” has many ways of getting people to talk.

The big question is whether there is a grand jury convened. The smart bet is yes. After all, the fact that there are immunity agreements logically means there’s a grand jury investigation in some district. The grand jury is typically the genesis of the government’s subpoena power. The next, bigger question, is whether anyone will be indicted.

The mere fact that the DOJ wants to talk to Pagliano does not mean anyone will be indicted. But if the DOJ is investigating criminal activity, they tend to find criminal activity.

In general, when the government wants to talk to someone, the person falls into one of three categories: target, subject, or witness. [snip]

Indeed, the government frequently knows more than the person they actually want to talk to. They are good at what they do; it’s no accident that the federal conviction rate is well above 90%. [snip]

While Pagliano is surely in an unenviable, nail-biting position, we can draw some inferences from recent events. Whether he had zero potential liability, or some liability, he’s probably not a “target.” Why? Because if he were, his attorney would probably not let him talk to the government, and the government would probably not give him immunity. Remember, the government is parsimonious with immunity deals. Another, less reliable inference may be drawn not about Pagliano, but others who are not Pagliano.

The person who often has to worry the most during this process is the person who hasn’t been approached at all by the government. That’s a chilling indicator that you may be the target.

This immunity deal was not decided by a minor government functionary. This decision went to the top. The decision was made behind a tapestry in our modern day Borgia Italy.

The immunity deal was not the big news slipped out in a news leak from underneath the tapestry. There was big news last week few noticed and fewer understood:

Obama says he’s not leaving D.C. next year

President Barack Obama and his family will continue calling Washington home after he departs the White House next year — at least for a little while. [snip]

“We’re going to have to stay a couple of years in D.C. probably so Sasha can finish,” he said. “Transferring someone in the middle of high school? Tough.”

If you believe that Barack and Michelle Obama are staying in Washington, D.C. because of school you need to go back to the first grade and get your I.Q. tested.

This year, brokered, counter-revolutionary, conventions are in fashion. Romney declares himself the tapestry vox populi and Barack Obama says he won’t go back to the Rezko house because of his great concern for his daughters which he did not have when he moved them to Washington. As if.

The tapestry moves. The plotters are busy. Corruption is everywhere.


Uncle Mitt Romney Niece And The Detroit #GOPDebate Against @RealDonaldTrump

Update: Hanging Chad Horror! Ted Cruz lip visitor. First on upper lip. Then leaps to lower lip. Ugh! What was that? Mama!!! We’re scared!!!


In 2008, we were younger and foolish then, the Democratic Party Rules Committee engineered a rules coup against the winner of the most votes in order to steal the election and nominate Barack Obama. Now the Republicans try the same trick. Unlike Hillary Clinton, Donald J. Trump will not cower in this fight.

Donald J. Trump will be under establishment attack tonight at the debate in Detroit. The only allies Trump has are voters.

The Michigan Republican Party Chair is Mitt Romney’s niece. Party Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel distributed the audience tickets for tonight so the house will be papered with Trump haters. The Fox moderators will be well known Trump haters. The other candidates on the stage will do anything to destroy Trump. Big Media will attack Trump. The viewers of the debate will be the Trump supporters who continue to vote him victory.

Today Uncle Mitt Romney, laid out his plan for a convention coup:

Mitt Romney declared it a time for choosing but could not bring himself to choose. [snip]

In failing to back a single Trump alternative, Romney essentially called for a Republican civil war to wage through this summer, a retrenchment for an irreparably divided GOP in hopes of outmaneuvering Trump at a contested convention where party elites still control some levers of power. (Also, by not picking a single anti-Trump standard-bearer, Romney, who briefly considered running for president again in 2016, left slightly more open the door that might allow a contested convention to select him.)

Can this Republic be saved when such corruption rules? Republicans will decide that question. Romney chose to bypass the electorate. Hillary Clinton better be prepared for her own palace coup at the Dem convention when once again she will be schlonged by Obama.

The Republican establishment, the political establishment, says “screw the voters, We Rule, not the people.” The GOP establishment is in full panic.

Tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET, Donald J. Trump will be goaded and mocked in an attempt to get Trump unhinged and somehow get Trump to destroy himself. Trump’s wife Melania however has told Trump to “be presidential”. It’s good advice. That good advice in the voice of his lovely wife is one Trump should constantly repeat to himself as he endures the barbs orchestrated to get the only person that can destroy Trump to do the job. Trump is the only person who can destroy Trump. It’s too late for the losers who have failed and failed again.

Rubio cannot get the nomination unless he gets 2/3rds of all the delegates in the remaining primaries. That’s not going to happen. Ted Cruz is still a means to an end. Once Trump is removed, Cruz will be butchered, but as we wrote long ago, there is nothing dumber than a Cruz supporter. Kasich? The Lehman Brothers director will never be the nominee, not with his zero win record and the same bleak future results.

As in the last GOP debate, Mitt Romney tried to prep the battlefield for tonight’s debate. Last time it was the McCarthyite/Reid innuendo about Trump. Today it is the ‘your choice doesn’t matter, I choose a convention coup’ speech.

Donald Trump is walking briskly on a hill occasionally sipping from a bubbling brook – that’s his easy path to victory. The Romney/Ryan/Rubio/Cruz/Kasich losers are climbing up a massive mountain which grows steeper with every step – that’s their hard reality that leads to defeat.

Tonight Donald Trump will be both Bruce Banner and his alter-ego The Hulk. Trump’s opponents? Puny losers.