Looks like we might end up with Trump TV after all. I’m not being snarky in asking this: Why would he consider this when Trump already has “Fox & Friends”? If the White House needs a friendly forum with a large sympathetic audience to spread talking points early in the day, they’ve got that ready-made on a major cable network.
Being sufficiently anti-Russian has become a significant measure of credibility in Washington over the past year. Today at Politico Magazine author James Kirchick looks back at the Obama administration’s record in this regard and finds it lacking. Many of the points Kirchick makes are ones Hot Air readers will already be familiar with. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve posted video of Obama mocking Mitt Romney about Russia being our number one geopolitical foe during a 2012 debate.
Indubitably correct, but this is a key reason why I think Trump’s kidding himself when he says Democrats will “own it” if the GOP can’t pass anything to replace ObamaCare and the exchanges end up tanking. Republicans control the government; they can pass anything they like (within the boundaries of reconciliation in the Senate). They enjoy, as Rush aptly puts it, an opportunity we never thought they’d have.
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