March 20, 2016
Leftists don't hate Donald Trump. They are afraid of him.
Now that Marco Rubio has suspended his campaign, Donald Trump may have an open path to the magic number of 1,237 delegates needed to secure the Republican nomination. Delusional thinking on my part? Actually, this was a recent headline in the NY Times. Predictably, the political right and left are in a tizzy over this prospect, but for different reasons. On the right, it is a "moral and character issue" according to Erick Erickson, organizer of Conservatives Against Trump. A group of conservative activists met and drafted a statement denouncing Trump but said activists declined to sign the statement or otherwise identify themselves. Surprising that they would not all be proud to publically stand against Trump rather than scheme against him behind closed doors. The GOP establishment is also down on The Donald because, in their opinion, he would lose badly to Hillary Clinton. Karl Rove takes it farther, promising, "If Trump is the...(Read Full Article)