“I’m going to have a big announcement on it today,” Trump said in an interview with Fox Business Network, a day after he refused in a newspaper interview to say whether he believed Obama was born in the United States.
Why is Trump so successful in drawing his opponents into battles they can’t win? He riffs on a Republican Party that is ripe for contemptible comedy, ridiculous rhetoric, and daring demagoguery.
We can’t get rid of Donald Trump, who I assume is a citizen though I’ve never held his long-form birth certificate in my hand. But here are five reasons we’d be better off if we could.
Tea Party members like to argue that the movement is fiscally conservative but not socially conservative. They want to cut taxes, they say, but don’t care about gay marriage or affirmative action. But this is a tough argument to make when the Tea Party group long considered the least conservative turns out to be in […]