Donald Trump

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Ted Cruz makes Rand Paul 2016’s invisible man

Iowa Republican officials swear there will be no repeat of 2012 this year. Plus, Rand Paul is 2016’s invisible man thanks to Ted Cruz; Carly Fiorina receives a tip from Sarah Palin, and, Jeb says Republicans will eventually wise up and reject Trump.

Why Liberal Media Hate Trump

Patrick J. Buchanan, CNS News

His popularity is traceable to the fact that he rejects the moral authority of the media, breaks their commandments, and mocks their condemnations. His contempt for the norms of Political Correctness is daily on display. And that large slice of America that detests a media whose public approval now rivals that of Congress, relishes this defiance. The last thing these folks want Trump to do is to apologize to the press.

9 Pieces of Documentation that Vindicate Trump’s Claim of 9/11 Muslim Celebrations

John Nolte, Breitbart

Contemporaneous reports and eyewitnesses prove once and for all that some number of Muslims did in fact celebrate the collapse of the Twin Towers. Trump was not only right on this point, but by pressing the matter he has forced the DC Media to uncover a truth they did not want to tell.

Herman Cain slams media, establishment ‘lies’ on Trump

Mark Hensch, The Hill

Former GOP presidential contender Herman Cain said late Monday that the media and establishment Republicans are plotting Donald Trump’s downfall. “One of the reasons that I continue to set the record straight every day, as many of you know, is because you have a lot of people in the media and the establishment that are trying to bring down Trump with lies,” he told listeners during an evening rally in Macon, Ga.

Tea party activists convinced Trump eyeing Cruz for ticket

S.A. Miller, Washington Times

A group of tea party activists is convinced that Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has struck a secret deal with rival Sen. Ted Cruz to guarantee the Texan the vice presidential spot on the ticket, and conservatives are raving that it would be the best pairing since Harry Burnett Reese combined peanut butter and Hershey’s chocolate.

A brief theory of Trump's outrageousness

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Asking for about three times more than he wants helps Trump keep up his image with supporters. Perhaps the biggest part of Trump's appeal to those supporters is that they see him as strong, and other candidates as weak. Trump has to keep sounding strong to keep their support — even if the things he says scandalize others.

Americans say Trump Most Likely to Ruin Thanksgiving Dinner

Public Policy Polling

Democratic polling firm PPP found 46% say they think Trump would be the candidate most likely to ruin Thanksgiving, as much as all the rest of the candidates combined. Hillary Clinton at 22%, Bernie Sanders at 7%, Jeb Bush and Ben Carson at 6%, Ted Cruz at 4%, and Marco Rubio at 1% round out the standings on who people think would be most likely to wreck the holiday.

Rush Limbaugh: ‘Compared to Reagan, Trump is not a conservative’

Steve Guest, Daily Caller

“Compared to Reagan, Trump is not a conservative, and the bulk of Trump’s support is not the Republican base…If you look at the demographics, at least as expressed polling data, the bulk of Trump support is what we all have been led to believe the Republican Party wants: blue-collar people, moderates and independents.”

Deconstructing The Donald: November

Henry Olsen, National Review

Donald Trump didn’t move much in the polls this month, and that might be the most telling fact of all. He’s not gaining, but neither is he dropping. Seemingly locked on a 25–30 percent share of Republican primary voters, Trump ends November as an increasingly plausible threat for the nomination.

TV networks hold conference call to discuss Trump treatment

Hadas Gold, Politico

Representatives from several television networks held a conference call on Monday to discuss Donald Trump's campaign treatment of the press. Representatives from ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CNN discussed how embeds and reporters from outlets are being treated, including being pushed into media "pens." The Washington Post was first to report on the conference call.

NBC offers GOP candidates airtime to match Trump

Jesse Byrnes, The Hill

NBC has reached an agreement with the campaigns of several Republican presidential candidates to offer them equal airtime after Donald Trump hosted "Saturday Night Live” this month, according to multiple reports. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore and Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) will get time on 18 NBC affiliates in the early voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina on Friday and Saturday in prime-time, as well as on this weekend's “SNL."