Should You Blame Al Franken For Donald Trump’s Rise?

Last week, I tracked every single thing that every single pundit suggested was responsible for the rise of GOP front-runner Donald Trump. But, like the Constitution, it’s a living document. Here’s a recent addition: Minnesota Sen. Al Franken begot Trump, a wrong notion from the National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar. Off the top, you think you…

Hillary Clinton Is Botching Her Best Chance To Win

Conventional wisdom, 2007: Hillary Clinton will win the Democratic nomination in a cakewalk. Conventional wisdom, 2015: Hillary Clinton will win the Democratic nomination in a cakewalk. Everybody knows what happened to the conventional wisdom once 2007 turned to 2008. Surely Clinton does. This time around, even as she amassed advantages that may still prove insurmountable,…