I like Zo’s commentary here. He wants to know why any Republican would be unhappy erasing Andrew Jackson, founder of the Democratic Party, from the $20 bill and replacing him with Harriet Tubman, “a gun-carrying, God-fearing Christian woman” who embodies the principle of freedom, on which the Republican Party was founded and still rests today.
Sen. Ted Cruz will announce this afternoon that he is choosing Carly Fiorina and his vice presidential nominee. The pick has several clear purposes. It will help Cruz appeal to Republican moderates. It will help Cruz steal the women’s vote from Trump, who has struggled at times with female voters. And Cruz hopes it will help him in California, where Fiorina is from and which
Sen. Ted Cruz this morning said he will make a “major announcement” at 4 pm this afternoon. There is rampant speculation that it will be a vice presidential pick, and that it will be Carly Fiorina. But he wouldn’t say. “If we were making an announcement at 4 p.m., then it wouldn’t make sense to announce it at 10 a.m.,” he said. Okay, makes sense.
Trump discusses the “specifics” of his foreign policy approach, other than smacking China. Trump reads from a teleprompter! Very presidential. We’ll see. He’ll be speaking from Washington at noon Eastern. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj1EBKZVVko
This is from a piece last night I wrote for LifeZette. Sen. Ted Cruz and his backers seem confident they can corral the support of enough delegates to deny Donald Trump the Republican nomination of the first ballot. Scores of the first-ballot “unbound” delegates, Cruz and many in the media think, actually have been bound to the Texas senator. But unless by “bound” they mean