Friday, January 29, 2016

But I'm not opposed to the GOP presidential field ripping itself apart.

Elsewhere this morning, guest columnist Nick Vaughn makes the conservative argument against Donald Trump's candidacy.

WITHIN CITY LIMITS: Episode IV, The Saga Continues: My Trump Soap Box.

With the recent news of Donald Trump missing the next debate (which will have happened by the time you read this) I felt that now was the time to dust off my anti­-Trump rhetoric and bless you all with an article filled with my anger, because this is a blog after all.

Meanwhile, a publication that has endorsed Bernie Sanders (a move not endorsed by everyone on its editorial board) undertakes to explain The Donald's thinking.

Trump Plays It Smart, While the Rest of the GOP Field Rips Itself Apart, by John Nichols (The Nation)

... Trump skipped Thursday night’s Fox News debate in Des Moines, a move that at the start of the 2016 Republican race would, indeed, have been considered unacceptable, unimaginable, and unexplainable.

But anyone who watched the debate without Trump quickly understood why he decided that he was better off across town.

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