Kornacki's Fractured Fairy Tale of the GOP

Craig Shirley, Real Clear Politics

In summary, this forgettable book has little to commend it. Like Coppins’ weak and deeply biased effort, “The Red and the Blue” should not be flung lightly but with great force. Kornacki is a run-of-the-mill liberal and has now written a run-of-the-mill book. He never even attempted to write or explore outside his tribe. Save your money, save your time, save your interest in real history. Any casual historian will tell you the day Alexander Hamilton took up the cause of centralized authority and the day Thomas Jefferson took up the cause of federalism was the birth of American tribalism.

Carson shuts down media narrative on his biography

Charlie Spiering, Breitbart

The debate was about the economy, but Fox Business debate moderator Neil Cavuto gave Dr. Ben Carson a moment to respond to recent media scrutiny about the accuracy of his biography. Carson went on to explain that he didn’t mind being vetted, but he wanted it to be fair.