Showing posts with label Marco Rubio. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Marco Rubio. Show all posts

Thomas Sowell: Politics After Iowa

Just how strong is "the will to believe." Senator Ted Cruz's upset victory against Donald Trump has robbed "The Donald" of his stock answer to any criticism from rivals— that he is winning and his critics are losers. Now that he has lost, Mr. Trump may finally have to try to come up with some substantive arguments about the complex issues facing    ... MORE

Steve Chapman: Cruz, Rubio Tie God To Governing

Why is faith over reason a plus?       If you attend a Republican presidential event on the campaign trail, you may come to wonder if you made a wrong turn and ended up in church. If you are not a believer—an evangelical Christian believer, that is—you may feel ever so slightly unwelcome. The deity-centric approach is working for Ted Cruz  ... MORE

Jacob Sullum: Mass Shooting Delusions

Those "common-sense gun safety laws.      Two days after the massacre in San Bernardino, Marco Rubio said something that most gun control supporters probably thought was outrageous. The Florida senator, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, told CBS News "none of the major shootings that have occurred in this country  ... MORE

Why Rand Paul Was The Stealth Winner Of The GOP Debate

by Peter Weber.   Fox Business wanted the fourth presidential debate to show that the network respects the Republican presidential candidates, unlike more successful financial news rival CNBC, and it proved that by letting the candidates largely run the show. That tended to favor candidates eager to jump in and assert themselves, so Ohio Gov.  ... MORE

Thomas Lifson: Something Is Rotten At Reuters

An incompetent news service or a propaganda tool?  The Reuters news service once again has made itself a laughingstock by publishing a mistake-riddled hit piece on Marco Rubio, all but ruling him out as a vice presidential nominee for the GOP because of alleged financial problems, many of which turned out to be untrue. Five corrections were necessary. ... MORE