Whatever got into Chris Christie? In a swank Palm Beach setting, the bullish ex-presidential candidate introduced the Super Tuesday winner, Donald Trump, saying Trump would unite the Republican Party, then boasted that he was a reconciler.
Just the opposite is true. The party of Lincoln and Reagan, the Grand Old [Read more]
Forced to turn to the hard right by neoconservative ideologues, tea party fundamentalists and unscrupulous populists, this may nonetheless be an opportunity for the Grand Old Party to make a course correction back toward traditional values.
It takes a lot of chutzpah for Trump to talk the talk and walk the walk as the great underdog. But it takes even more naiveté to swallow what he's saying.
<i>Donald Trump’s defeat was predictable, and Bernie Sanders will also soon realize that you cannot win elections with enthusiasm alone.</i>
Hardly a word in the political reporting on the primaries in the U.S. leads to a craze as fast as “momentum” does. As soon as a candidate is a bit further ahead in a poll [Read more]
Trump, Trump, always Trump. In the U.S. presidential election campaign so far, it's been all about the blonde-haired billionaire with behavioral issues. Donald Trump even dominates a televised debate of Republican candidates when he's not even there. More than once in their discussion, his rivals referred to the [Read more]
<i>The chances are looking good for America's first female president. The queen of the Democrats only has to fear Marco Rubio – and Bill Clinton.</i>
When, if not now? Hillary Clinton may well have asked that question nine years ago as she confidently announced her candidacy for the presidency in 2007 in a YouTube [Read more]
'Yes, effective climate protection is important, but it is going to cost you something.' Whoever is serious about the fight against climate change should begin every speech with this sentence.
Where else but the U.S. could a teleshopping channel come up with the idea of bringing a gun shop right into everyone's living room? Convenient gun buying on TV – that's just one of the excesses the gun nuts in America have produced.
Atrocities like the one in San Bernardino also bring out the worst and the best [Read more]
There are no special zones for mentalities in which ... young men without wives and a future believe that becoming “martyrs” is a career move.
The deployment of elite U.S. soldiers in northern Syria looks like a reaction to Russian leadership on affairs.