Monthly Archive: January 2016

The Road to 2016: Post-Debate Scorecard VII

The Road to 2016: Post-Debate Scorecard VII

The Road to 2016: Post-Debate Scorecard VII A FEW GENERAL OBSERVATIONS – The elephant not in the room was that Donald Trump boycotted the debate over unfair treatment by Megyn Kelly and FoxNews executives....

The Road to 2016: Power Rankings Week IXXX, Pre-Debate Edition VII

The Road to 2016: Power Rankings Week IXXX, Pre-Debate Edition VII

POWER RANKINGS 2016 LESS THAN ONE WEEK UNTIL IOWA 41 Weeks out of Election Day 2016 There are currently 12 national GOP candidates declared. _____________________________________________________________ STATE OF THE RACE _____________________________________________________________ We are one week...

If You Wanted to Beat Trump, You’d Go With Kasich

If You Wanted to Beat Trump, You’d Go With Kasich

Ok, look, I know that it seems like Donald Trump is poised to win in Iowa then go on to carry New Hampshire by a wide margin. He’d then sweep through the South after...

“Art of War” and “Art of the Deal”: What Donald Trump has learned from Sun Tzu

“Art of War” and “Art of the Deal”: What Donald Trump has learned from Sun Tzu

He who can modify his tactics in relation to his opponent and thereby succeed in winning, may be called a heaven-born captain As of this evening, billionaire real estate tycoon Donald Trump has decided...

The Road to 2016: Dear Ted Cruz, Watch out for Grizzlies

The Road to 2016: Dear Ted Cruz, Watch out for Grizzlies

A point of speculation since Donald Trump hinted at an endorsement two days ago, this afternoon, the New York Times and other media outlets are confirming that former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential nominee,...

Will Trump Harvest the Seeds of Doubt He’s Planting About Cruz in Iowa?

Will Trump Harvest the Seeds of Doubt He’s Planting About Cruz in Iowa?

It’s becoming more and more apparent that Donald Trump isn’t a political dimwit (you can add “anymore” after this statement if you want). Love him, hate him, or if you just enjoy watching insiders...

A Bernie Thing Happened on Her Way to the Coronation

A Bernie Thing Happened on Her Way to the Coronation

There’s a good reason we don’t spend much time on this site talking about the Democrats’ nomination fight for 2016: it’s not very interesting. Sure one candidate is, literally, an avowed socialist who hasn’t...

The Road to 2016: Post-Debate Scorecard VI

The Road to 2016: Post-Debate Scorecard VI

The Road to 2016: Post-Debate Scorecard V Disclaimer: Matt McDaniel, the author of this piece is a candidate for the First District City Council Seat in Baltimore City. While this rankings list does not...

The Road to 2016: Power Rankings Week XXVIII, Pre-Debate Edition VI

The Road to 2016: Power Rankings Week XXVIII, Pre-Debate Edition VI

POWER RANKINGS 2016 3 Weeks out of the Iowa Caucus 43 Weeks out of Election Day 2016 There are currently 12 national GOP candidates declared. Disclaimer: Matt McDaniel, the author of this piece is...

Donald Trump’s Götterdämmerung?

Donald Trump’s Götterdämmerung?

Earlier this week, the Des Moines Register released a poll of likely Republican caucus-goers in the First in the Nation caucus state (poll here, story here). With three weeks left until Iowans head to...