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Eric Kleefeld

Pop Culture Warned Us About Trump, Part 7: Freddy Krueger Vs. The ‘Final Girl’!

The point this writer shall attempt to make is that, in this election, we are living through the plot arc of a horror movie which has somehow become a reality.

July 6, 2016
"Why Not Me? The Inside Story of the Making and Unmaking of the Franken Presidency."

Pop Culture Warned Us About Trump, Part 6: ‘President’ Al Franken!

One of the wisest political minds to analyze Donald Trump might actually be sitting right now in the halls of American government. After all, he already wrote the book on it.

March 15, 2016

Watch: Trump Revs Up The Crowds Against Protesters

“You know, part of the problem, and part of the reason it takes so long, is nobody wants to hurt each other anymore. Right?”

March 11, 2016

Trump Ad In Ohio: John Kasich Is A Loser!

Donald Trump’s new campaign ad in Ohio makes the ultimate accusation against Gov. John Kasich.

March 11, 2016

Endorse This: Okay, Don’t Vote For Rubio!

Rubio spokesman, on the Ohio primary: “I’m just stating the obvious.”

March 11, 2016

Late Night Roundup: The Hitler/Trump Comparisons

Conan O’Brien decided that with everybody comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler, he would bring on a special guest to respond to the charge.

March 11, 2016

Endorse This: Florida Man Won’t Condemn Trump’s Muslim-Hatred

This went on and on, until Gov. Rick Scott actually got politely kicked off the show.

March 10, 2016
Trump's brand products

Late Night Roundup: The Trump Victory Infomercial

The late night shows were dominated Wednesday by Donald Trump’s bizarre combination victory speech, press conference — and infomercial for Trump products.

March 10, 2016

Polls: Trump Slaughtering Rubio In Florida, And Ahead Of Kasich In Ohio

A raft of new polls in the past few days show Donald Trump remaining on track for big victories in next week’s big-state contests.

March 9, 2016
Photo: Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) at the Hyde Park Independence Day Parade, July 4, 2015, via Facebook.

Senate GOP Campaign Deletes Tweet Accusing Disabled Democrat Of ‘Not Standing Up’ For Veterans

The campaign arm for Senate Republicans looks like it needs to watch its language when discussing a top Democratic candidate.

March 8, 2016

Endorse This: Raising Your Hand For Trump

However, we wish to offer an alternative comparison for the sight of Trump having his vast crowds awkwardly recite back a pledge of support for him.

March 8, 2016

Late Night Roundup: The ‘Presidential Penis Measuring Contest’

The late night comics were aghast at the newest issue in the Republican primary campaign.

March 8, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a press event at his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach

Polls: Trump Ahead In Tuesday Contests. Will It Hold?

Republicans are voting in four more states on Tuesday — and Donald Trump could be on the verge of another round of victories.

March 7, 2016
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley, via Facebook.

Wis. Supreme Court Justice Up For Election Apologizes For Vitriolic Anti-Gay College Columns

As a student, conservative judge also said the voters were “totally stupid or entirely evil” for electing Bill Clinton.

March 7, 2016

Endorse This: Jeb’s Super PAC Man Now Speaking

So what exactly does somebody say after wasting over $100 million trying to elect Jeb Bush?

March 7, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Trump gives a thumbs up as his supporters rip apart a sign being held up in front of the candidate by protestors at a rally in Portland

Trump Set For More GOP Victories On Saturday

However, he will likely not gain a majority of delegates against a field that is still working to take him down — but he could still gain some public boost.

March 4, 2016

Rubio: I Will Never Vote For Trump — Maybe

Rubio has gone from “Never Trump,” to “Never Trump” in name only — perhaps meriting a new acronym for a certain class of Republicans, “NTINO.”

March 4, 2016

Endorse This: Mitt Romney Answers An Old Donald Trump Fan — Mitt Romney

It’s a good point, really: A lot of folks who endorsed Mitt Romney are people you really “would not want to see as president.”

March 4, 2016

Late Night Roundup: When Mitt Romney Got In Bed With The Donald

Larry Wimore: “That’s right, you’re the one who opened your big mouth and got in the bed with the Devil — now he just wants you to keep that mouth open.”

March 4, 2016

Endorse This: Back When Mitt Romney Loved Donald Trump

Back in 2012, Romney sought the endorsement of a man whose major claim to political fame was stoking racist conspiracy theories about President Obama.

March 3, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Standing Behind Donald Trump

The late night shows were all discussing one topic: The Super Tuesday results, and Donald Trump’s continued takeover of the Republican Party.

March 3, 2016

Rubio: GOP Will ‘Never’ Unite Around Donald Trump As The Frontrunner

Rubio’s lays out problem for Trump: The Republican Party will keep on fighting him all the way through this primary season.

March 2, 2016

Ben Carson Finally Drops Out — Sort Of

Even here, Carson is doing it in a somewhat rambling, passive-aggressive tone at the fact that he’s not been taken seriously.

March 2, 2016

‘Morning Joe’: Yes, I Have Been Tough On Donald Trump!

The ‘Morning Joe’ host hit back at widespread accusations that he and his show had gone easy and helped to facilitate the rise of a political demagogue.

March 1, 2016

Endorse This: Speaker Paul Ryan Vs. Donald Trump — Part 2!

Ryan, as a Republican leader, has still pledged himself to support the GOP nominee — even if it’s Trump. So will that change any time soon?

March 1, 2016