Monthly Archive: April 2016

Piling on to the bandwagon.

Last night, Donald Trump crushed rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich in five northeastern primaries – taking anywhere from 56 to 64 percent of the vote. Trump took 105 of the delegates that could be definitively nailed down in Tuesday’s primaries. John Kasich took five. Ted Cruz picked up just...

Trump has a big night in NY.

After a string of losses in places like Colorado and Wisconsin, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump had a great night last night in his home state of New York, handily beating rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich and exceeding his pre-election polling numbers. With 98 percent of precincts reporting early Wednesday...

They’re called “nominating conventions” for a reason.

It has been a very long time since either of the national conventions of the two major political parties has served any function other than televised pep rally. In most presidential election years, state primaries and caucuses function to elect a sufficient number of delegates such that one candidate arrives...