The Unablogger

  • Anti-Trump protests reminiscent of 2009 tactics

    Left-wing protesters succeeded in shutting down a Donald Trump rally in Chicago last week. Protest leaders admitted that their goal had been to shut down the event, not just protest it, and claimed victory. In fact, their admitted plans were to storm the stage when Trump appeared and overwhelm security by their numbers. Violence. Democrats […]

  • Time to vote strategically, unite behind Cruz

    I have favored Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for President ever since Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker dropped out. I also believe that Donald Trump would lead conservatives to electoral disaster if given the Republican nomination. Trump has been winning with large pluralities, but not majorities, but pluralities are enough to win, even in winner-take-all primaries. Trump will ride 30% victories all the way to the convention if the other 70% remains splintered. It’s time to united behind Ted Cruz.

  • Impact of disappearing LGBT identity politics

    Today’s Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage has an unexpected side effect. LGBT voters, heretofore distracted by wedge issues dealing specifically with their sexual orientation, are now freed from their single-issue devotion to the Democratic Party. Issues that matter to the rest of the electorate are now more relevant to LGBT voters. Many will conclude that Republicans now represent a better choice.

  • Ewwwww!

    TMI Department: The National Enquirer (which first broke the John Edwards story) quotes an Arkansas state trooper on then-Gov. Clinton’s security detail. It’s not an image I want before dinner. Maybe it will help me lose weight!

  • Lessons from Ferguson

    The charged aftermath of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson illustrates how the Democratic Party has failed the African Americans whose votes put them in power. As everyone pauses to reflect, African Americans would be well served by rethinking their political loyalties.

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