Tales from the Trail
Donald Trump is having another knockout primary night, hitting a winning streak in the Super Tuesday contests. But for two of his most devoted fans, the victories aren’t big enough.
With great political power comes great political puns. At least on Twitter.
The hashtag #PoliticalSuperHeroes began trending Monday night after comedians Jordan Klepper, Mike Yard and Ronald Funches did battle on late-night Comedy Central game show @midnight to create the best jokes to bridge the gap between political parody and those with special powers.
The conservative-leaning Manchester Union Leader newspaper apologized to its readers on Tuesday for endorsing Chris Christie in the run-up to the state’s Republican presidential nominating primary last month, citing the New Jersey governor’s quick endorsement of Donald Trump.
from Reuters Right Now:
In a campaign shake up late Monday, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz announced that he asked for the resignation of his spokesman, Rick Tyler. The issue at hand was a campaign ad that falsely showed rival Marco Rubio dismissing the Bible. Tyler apologized on Sunday for posting an "inaccurate story," but Cruz wasted no time in firing him the next day. Cruz's main opponent, Donald Trump, also wasted no time in taking to Twitter to draw attention to the issue and bash Cruz over the dishonesty-- and Trump isn't the only voice setting Twitter ablaze over the story. Here's a look:
Do people vote with their hearts, heads, wallets? Do they vote for the person who best personifies their beliefs, or the person who shares their goals and priorities? When casting their secret ballot for president, are people quietly asking themselves who they’d rather have a beer with?