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Why Trump Won the Debate

Regardless of the morning headlines, Donald Trump won the debate. Why? Hillary Clinton supporters, including most of the media, were betting on Trump self-destructing in the face of personal barbs thrown at him from Lester Holt and Clinton. Trump, however, didn’t take

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The Trump Bump Explained

It’s been six weeks since Donald Trump made his incendiary remarks about Mexican immigrants in a speech announcing his intention to run for president.  Today, a Quinnipiac poll shows Trump far ahead of the GOP field, the choice of 20 percent of

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Clueless Dem Gameplan on Attacking Jeb Bush

Bob Burnett’s HuffPo column on Jeb Bush contains an outline of how Democrats will be attacking the former Florida governor if becomes the GOP nominee. Burnett’s assumption is that just as brother George attempted to hide behind the “compassionate conservative” banner, Jeb will try

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Jeb Bush’s Catholic Conversion

Most voters aren’t really aware: Jeb Bush is a Roman Catholic convert. Raised Protestant, Bush converted 20 years after he married his Catholic wife, Columba, who he met in 1971 while teaching English in Leon, Mexico — they were married in February,