It speaks volumes when someone like Orly Taitz isn't just dismissed out of hand but has a following on the right.
There was shouting. There were accusations. Trump battled with a CNN reported and called the network "fake news." He said Buzzfeed would face "consequences" for publishing a dossier on him. Welcome to the madness that is the next presidential administration.
I realize that it's been pointed out before, but I want you to remember this quote on the latest developments in the hostage standoff with the Republican lunatics in Congress. Write it down somewhere and keep it for use in any argument over this nightmare you might happen to get into with your right-of-center friends, because it spells out perfectly and succinctly why the Democrats can't give in.
There were many political masterstrokes in Hilary Clinton's voting rights speech Thursday, but the most masterful one was her decision not to say anything at all... to the press.
It's relatively easy to determine those who legitimately have issues with transgender people and those who are simply experiencing mixed emotions as they process the transformation of this specific person, as this specific person happens to be someone embraced by the public in such a unique way. But, you know the internet -- screw nuance and reason.
Let's just get this out of the way right off the bat and not even try to delude ourselves. If a bunch of black guys showed up in the middle of Ferguson, Missouri carrying assault rifles they'd either buried under every cop within a mile radius or shot dead like Sonny on the causeway in about ten seconds.
It will surprise absolutely no one to learn that within a few hours of Elliot Rodger's deadly rampage last Friday night there were already conspiracy theorists taking to social media to declare the entire thing a hoax.
Donald Trump isn't your average candidate and he isn't running your average campaign. It's time for the political media to stop pretending he is.