How Much Should We Blame the News Media for Donald Trump?

There have been a lot of articles about how the media, needing a way to breathe life into this election 12 months ago, hooked itself up to the Trump Train and rode it through every area of chaos it went, cashing their checks whenever it came into the station to refuel. It really wasn't until they realized that a Trump Presidency was becoming ACTUAL…

A Request to the Writers of The Daily Show

Dear Trevor Noah and the rest of The Daily Show writing team, I have a request for this election season. Every candidate is busy lining up endorsements from the people they thing will most energize voters. Candidates need endorsements from all the individual politicians, tastemakers and influencers, from President Obama to Jay Inslee to Ed Mu…

A Theory About Donald Trump

Let's pretend for a moment, that a man worth several billion dollars, who lords over a global real estate empire and produced a popular TV show for nearly a decade, ISN'T a complete moron. For the sake of argument, let's also assume this mogul is not certifiably crazy. With that as context, we have to ask, "Why is Donald Trump saying so many dum…

Want a real longshot? Bet on Obama to Coach English Football…

Check out this odd article from SI.com.  A British bookmaker has placed odds of Barack Obama being named the manager at West Ham United, at 10,000 to 1.   Proof that you really can bet on anything.... …

Election Watch – Obama and Texting

I'm starting a new category, covering some interesting tactics the Presidential campaigns are using when it comes to technology or social media marketing.  Here's the latest email I received from the Obama camp:People keep asking me if we're really going to announce Barack's VP directly to our supporters.  The answer is yes.  Let me …