Monthly Archive: October 2016

The campaign and the grocery money.

Either the race is already over or it’s not. The answer depends on how much faith you have in polls – particularly in this most unusual of presidential election years. If you have faith in the polls – and as of now based on experience in 2012 and 2008 there...

Trump is down. But it’s not quite over.

If the polls are to be believed, Hillary Clinton has the race all but sewn up. The Real Clear Politics average of polls shows her with a seven percentage point advantage over Donald Trump nationally. A relentless assault by the Clinton campaign and by the media on Trump’s sexual past...

Is it over?

Is Trump finished? Certainly any prior Republican candidate would be. A Bill Clinton can be accused of sexual assault and still get elected president. But that’s because Democrats have an easier time in the media. A Republican, on the other hand, can expect to be hounded for any transgression no...

Pence shows the way.

Indiana governor and Republican VP candidate Mike Pence put band aids on the self-inflicted wounds of the Trump campaign last night during the one and only vice presidential debate. Seated at the same table as Democratic VP candidate Tim Kaine, Pence was cool and articulate in the face of a...