"Calling him egotistical or a 'loudmouth' doesn't really explain it — those are reasons to find someone off-putting and to avoid him, but not to hate him. After watching this previously unreleased movie about Trump from the early '90s, I finally understand. Show More Summary
Keeping Donald Trump honest about his net worth seems to be a full-time job In the past week, two more publications have jumped in, even though Trump shows no signs of backing down from his estimate that he is worth $10 billion or even more. Show More Summary
A conservative pundit blames Trump for racism in the GOP. But is governor union-buster also "the Donald's" fault?
Donald Trump is leading the Republican field in many surveys and now faces his biggest test, the upcoming GOP debates. His rivals are angry and some of them have called for him to withdraw from the 2016 presidential race or apologize for rude comments. As the televised debates approach, here is some advice for the candidate. 1. Show More Summary
Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy might seem like a joke—a dark, sad performance piece meant to reveal the ugly id of American voters—but the Democratic National Committee is taking the bid seriously. Trump is, after all, leading the current GOP field by an impressive margin. Read more...
Nate Silver wrote the definitive story on Donald Trump and nobody knows it. That’s right, America’s favorite statistician, the diviner of data, the man who makes sense out of chaos, analyzed the polls and found out that while Trump had the highest rating, his unfavorables were through the roof. In other words, only a small […] The post The Data appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
Donald Trump is making a great contribution to our understanding of politics—really. Though I don’t care for his vanity, his policies, nor his hair, I admire his light-hearted approach to the campaign. And therein lies the lesson.
A Reuters analysis of U.S. government data reveals that this is business as usual in the New York property magnate's empire.
Salma Hayek is treating Donald Trump like Lord Voldemort, so the billionaire businessman better get busy trying to channel Beyonce — maybe he can sweet-talk Salma into muttering his moniker by belting out Destiny’s Child’s “Say My Name.”...Show More Summary
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton outrun their party fellows in the race for the US presidency in terms of popularity, a survey showed.
(John Hinderaker) Last night the whole Power Line crew got together to record Episode 23 of the Power Line Show. We kicked around some of the most controversial issues of the day: the pros and cons of Donald Trump, Cecil the lion, the seemingly bipartisan criminal justice “reform” movement, and the dynamite Planned Parenthood videos. Show More Summary
Just two weeks ago the liberal media and DC elites insisted his campaign was over after his attacks on John... The post DONALD TRUMP Takes Huge Lead Over Scott Walker in Iowa appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Linda Killian: Mr. Trump's negatives among Republicans and Republican-leaning voters, at 40%, are close to his positive ratings, 51%, according to Gallup's most recent data.
Must- and Should-Reads: Must-Read: Paul Krugman: [Fire Phasers](http://equitablegrowth.org/?p=12685) Charles Kenny: ["Donald Trump is wrong: Immigration isn’t a problem—it’s the solution to a shrinking, aging U.S. population..."](http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-30/donald-trump-is-wrong-immigration-is-a-solution-not-a-problem)...Show More Summary
The fascinating and dangerous trick of Trump is that he offers an escape from responsibility. “The American dream is dead” and “the US is going to hell” do not make for inspirational campaign slogans. It is difficult to imagine either one decorating a vehicular bumper next to adhesive flags and yellow ribbons. Show More Summary
A new Gravis Marketing survey in Iowa finds Donald Trump way ahead of the GOP pack with 31%, followed by Scott Walker at 15%, Jeb Bush at 10%, Bobby Jindal at 7%, Mike Huckabee at 6%, Ted Cruz at 6%, [...]
At the Slate Political Gabfest's live D.C. show this week, Emily, David, and John tried to diagram a sentence uttered in Sun City, South Carolina on July 21 by the ever-eloquent Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. They were defeated. But, as this is America, the story doesn't end there. Show More Summary
éé Donald Trump made good on threats to sue celebrity chef José Andrés, after the Washington-based toque backed out of a deal to open the flagship restaurant in Trump’s D.C. luxury hotel, slapping him with a $10 million breach-of-contract lawsuit. Earlier this month, Andrés scrapped plans to open an eatery next year in Trump’s $200 million redevelopment […]
Thursday night, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" presented its weekly ode to the FCC with "This Week In Unnecessary Censorship." We get some potty mouth from Donald Trump (surprise!), Ryan Seacrest and even Matt Lauer. But the best clip is from "The Bachelorette," which takes the weekly segment to new... Show More Summary