By: Mike McDaniel Donald Trump has demonstrated an annoying, and potentially politically fatal tendency to take distracting political jabs personally. All too often, instead of attacking Hillary Clinton’s very real and very damaging acts, omissions, crimes, character flaws—she’s essentially one large, oven mitt pantsuit wearing character flaw—and corruption, he spends days railing against issues that would be entirely meaningless until he chooses to give them meaning with his petty obsessions. Either his advisors are helpless to stop him and keep him on message, or he is ignoring them, and as November 8 draws ever nearer, these distractions are becoming more and more costly.
By: Mike McDaniel As a teacher of English, one of my primary tasks is choosing materials.Which plays, short stories, books, essays and other accompanying materials are best for my students? While my school, and all schools, generally agree on certain titles for specific grades—Romeo and Juliet for 9th grade, Julius Caesarfor 10th grade, [Read More]
Thanks to my Facebook feed, I have a front row seat for the Leftist world view, which is occasionally amusing and invariably somewhat frightening. One of the useful things about my Facebook feed is the plethora of posts educating me about the Leftist world view. My feed means that, unlike [Read More]
By: Mike McDaniel I’m sure Austin Bay understands and agrees with what I’m about to say, but consider this from Instapundit on 10-07-16. REALITY INTRUDES ON THE ELITE LEFT’S WORLD OF WORDS: John Kerry threatens to charge Russia and Syria with war crimes. I guarantee Putin and Assad aren’t worried. Kerry [Read More]