Baseball Crank
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April 27, 2016
POLITICS: Trump Supporters Already Pre-Spinning November Trump Loss

RS: Trump Supporters Already Pre-Spinning November Trump Loss

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:31 PM | Politics 2016 • | Writings Elsewhere
POLITICS: The Fiorina Pick

NRO: The Fiorina Pick

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:33 PM | Politics 2016 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 26, 2016
POLITICS: Ten Reasons Moderates Should Vote for Ted Cruz

NRO: Ten Reasons Moderates Should Vote for Ted Cruz

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:29 PM | Politics 2016 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 25, 2016
POLITICS/FOOTBALL: Donald Trump Hearts Tom Brady; Does Indiana?

RS: Donald Trump Hearts Tom Brady; Does Indiana?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:30 PM | Football • | Politics 2016 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 20, 2016
HISTORY/POLITICS: Do Not Weep for Andrew Jackson

NRO: Do Not Weep for Andrew Jackson

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:27 PM | History • | Politics 2016 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 19, 2016
POLITICS: What To Watch For In Tonight's NY Republican Primary

RS: What To Watch For In Tonight's NY Republican Primary

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:39 PM | Politics 2016 • | Poll Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
POLITICS: When Will Democrats Return Trump's Donations?

NRO: When Will Democrats Return Trump's Donations?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:16 PM | Politics 2016 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 8, 2016
POLITICS: After Wisconsin, By The Numbers

RS: After Wisconsin, By The Numbers

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:28 PM | Politics 2016 • | Poll Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
April 5, 2016
POLITICS: No, Donald Trump Can't "Burn It Down." Washington Would Go On The Same.

RS: No, Donald Trump Can't "Burn It Down." Washington Would Go On The Same.

angrymob

Of all the arguments made in favor of a vote for Donald Trump to be President of the United States, or at any rate the Republican nominee, probably the most seductive is the argument that Trump will “burn it down”: replace the business-as-usual Washington political establishment with a bull-in-a-china-shop outsider who will do something different. A great many Americans across the political spectrum are deeply frustrated with our system, for many reasons – some of them very good reasons, others understandable ones. Trump speaks to their frustrations, which is a major reason why he has won 37.1% of the popular vote so far in the Republican primaries; so does Bernie Sanders, which is a major reason why Sanders has won 41.1% of the popular vote so far in the Democratic primaries. But even setting aside the many reasons why Trump is highly unlikely to win a general election, anyone who understands the problems with how Washington works also knows that Trump is almost uniquely unsuited to actually change them.

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Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:27 AM | Politics 2016 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 4, 2016
LAW/POLITICS: BREAKING: SCOTUS Rejects "One Man One Vote" Challenge

RS: BREAKING: SCOTUS Rejects "One Man One Vote" Challenge

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:26 PM | Law 2009-Present • | Politics 2016 • | Writings Elsewhere