<i>The Republican television debates mainly illustrate one thing: Donald Trump isn't the only loony out there.</i>
Will it turn into a duel between front-runners Ted Cruz and Donald Trump? That was the question during this fifth and final TV debate between the Republican candidates for the presidency at the Hotel [Read more]
Whatever the cause, the Republicans seemed altogether more nuanced, more constructive and more hopeful than usual.
Republicans may yearn at times for the genial, all-embracing spirit of Ronald Reagan, but many of them are hard-bitten grievance-collectors who have turned against the politicians at the top of the party.
Donald Trump is a buffoon and a clown and shouldn’t be anywhere near a serious discussion of the issues that a U.S. president has to deal with. The other 10 candidates clearly understand this.
His candidacy would be great material for comedians if it weren't so serious.
Will someone who began as a joke finish by bowling over the U.S. Republican Party camp a few months before the 2016 presidential election? Several times already, Donald Trump’s candidacy has been judged unlikely, particularly because the federal election commission requires him to be transparent about his fortune. [Read more]
<i>Control over the Republican Party has slipped away from the “old boys.” The sheer number of candidates, currently at 17, shows the inner disunity.</i>
A new phase in the U.S. primary race has begun with the first televised debate of Republican candidates. The campaign, which has so far happened far from the [Read more]