In the year of the outsider, in which Republicans look to either Donald Trump or Ted Cruz to lead them, it looks as if the Democrats are set to pick the ultimate insider as their candidate. Why the difference? Via The Washington Post.
If it does turn out to be Clinton-Trump, it could be that Clinton wins easily. But even if that’s true, that doesn’t mean she shouldn’t fear a Trump candidacy. Via The New Republic.
It may not be over, but Bernie Sanders is laying off hundreds of workers. Via The Los Angeles Times.
When Carly Fiorina dropped out of the presidential race, she said that she would be back. And surprise – here she is. Via The Atlantic.
Not so coherent
The reviews are in, and Politico says that most foreign-policy experts are unimpressed by Trump’s foreign-policy speech. Trump’s call for a “coherent” foreign policy is called, well, incoherent.
The National Review’s review is much tougher than that. Andrew C. McCarthy calls the speech “incoherent and shallow.”
It’s time for Obama to end the forever war by forcing Congress to authorize the war we continue to fight. Via The New York Times.
If you were wondering what the next step would be in the culture wars, take a look at Tennessee, where the governor just signed a bill that allows mental health counselors to refuse to treat patients based on the counselor’s religious or personal beliefs. Via The Washington Post.
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