Matt Lauer should never be allowed to interview people in prime time

What part of national security do Secretary Clinton’s emails constitute, and what part of national security is letting Trump skate by asking him repeatedly if he thinks he’s qualified to be Commander in Chief? Matt Lauer is no more a tough-minded journalist than my dog Abby is. NBC has half-a-dozen more qualified reporters who could …

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A tribute to the best broadcaster of all time

We only have Vin Scully broadcasting Dodgers games for about twenty more games and then he will retire after 67 years. MLB Network put together a tribute video which was broadcast on Labor Day. Your browser does not support iframes.. If that video doesn’t play here’s a link to a page where it’s embedded and …

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Opening Ceremonies, 2016 Summer Olympics

Okay, Rio and Brazil are in the midst of a horrible recession, so they couldn’t spend a fortune. In some ways that made this event more fun. The focus was on the athletes, not a big extravaganza. That’s fine by me. I enjoy watching them walk in, some in Western clothes, some in traditional clothing. …

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Take a T and a P

Man, even the very conservative magazine The Federalist, or at least its managing editor, doesn’t like Mike Pence. Not for the reasons most decent people do, though. Nope, because he expanded Medicaid as part of complying with Obamacare and he did it the wrong way. Here’s how the people who write that magazine think: …suffice …

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War on WaPo?

Donald Trump, Republican Party nominee for President of the United States, threatened the owner of the Washington Post newspaper with retaliation for the paper’s publication of articles critical of Trump. Aside from the obvious First Amendment protections the press is guaranteed which Mr. Trump seems to know nothing about, there’s also the minor problem that …

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The Clinton swamp

The narrative about Bill and Hillary Clinton began in 1992 and the media has never let up, no matter the lack of evidence. It decided Bill was guilty of having an affair with Gennifer Flowers, concluded the Clintons were trailer trash unlike the high-and-mighty bespoke-suit-wearing persons all journalists were, and has been on the hunt …

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Dueling Town Halls tonight and one more tomorrow?

Apparently so. On CNN Wednesday night you could watch Cruz, Rubio and Carson answer questions from an audience, while at the same time on MSNBC you got Trump doing the same thing. Thursday night you’ll get to watch Bush, Kasich and Trump on CNN. Be still my beating heart. The people making money on these …

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